US Congress Representative Jason Chaffetz [R]

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USHB237IntroFTO 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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2015-04-23
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1997IntroTo require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to provide certain Western States assistance in the development of statewide conservation and management plans for the protection and recovery of sage-grouse species, and for o...
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2015-04-23
USHB1937IntroTo require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to United States economic and national security and manu...
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2015-04-22
USHB1830IntroTo prohibit the conditioning of any permit, lease, or other use agreement on the transfer of any water right to the United States by the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture, and to require the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture to de...
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2015-04-16
USHB1562EngrossContracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2015 Requires the head of any executive agency that issues an invitation for bids or a request for proposals for a contract, or that offers a grant, in an amount greater than the simplified acquisition thres...
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2015-04-16
USHB427IntroRegulations 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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2015-04-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 10.
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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2015-04-15
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
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).
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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2015-04-14
USHB9IntroInnovation Act Directs a party alleging patent infringement in a civil action to include in the court pleadings, if the information is reasonably accessible, specified details concerning: each claim of each patent allegedly infringed; for each cla...
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2015-04-14
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1651IntroFederal Land Transaction Facilitation Act Reauthorization of 2015
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2015-04-08
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
USHB1716IntroNo Social Security for Illegal Immigrants Act of 2015
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2015-03-26
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
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2015-03-25
USHB1557IntroFederal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2015
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2015-03-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1577IntroFannie Mae and Freddie Mac Transparency Act of 2015
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2015-03-24
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
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
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
USHB1153IntroAsylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2015 Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit the government from bearing any expense of counsel for any person in a removal or related appeal proceedings. Adds an additional requirement in ord...
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2015-03-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 12.
USHB689IntroSurveillance Order Reporting Act of 2015 Permits electronic communications or remote computing service providers to report information to the public about requests and demands for information made by any government entity under a surveillance law and...
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2015-03-17
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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2015-03-17
USHB595IntroAmy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to expand the definition of "full amount of the victim's losses" for purposes of provisions governing mandatory restitution of vict...
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2015-03-17
USHB695IntroHealthy Forest Management and Wildfire Prevention Act
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2015-03-16
USHB760IntroBureau of Corrections Renaming Act of 2015 Renames the Bureau of Prisons in the Department of Justice as the Bureau of Corrections.
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2015-03-16
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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2015-03-16
USHB866IntroFederal Land Freedom Act of 2015 This bill permits a state that has an established leasing, permitting, and regulatory program to: (1) declare to the Secretaries of the Interior, of Agriculture, and of Energy that it has either established or amended...
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2015-03-16
USHB986IntroConcealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015
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2015-03-16
USHB917IntroSunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2015 Authorizes the presiding judge of a U.S. appellate court (including the Supreme Court) or U.S. district court to permit the photographing, electronic recording, broadcasting, or televising to the public of court ...
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2015-03-16
USHB1190IntroProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 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 Board to ...
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2015-03-06
USHB167IntroWildfire Disaster Funding Act This bill amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to require specified adjustments to discretionary spending limits in FY2015-FY2022 to accommodate appropriations for wildfire suppression op...
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2015-03-02
USHB435IntroDisposal of Excess Federal Lands Act of 2015
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2015-03-02
USHB491IntroGeolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act or the GPS Act Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit intentionally: (1) intercepting geolocation information pertaining to another person; (2) disclosing to any other person such information pertaini...
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2015-02-19
USHB928IntroTo repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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2015-02-13
USHB975IntroHealth Freedom for Seniors Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax-free transfers of required distributions after age 70 1/2 from an individual retirement account (IRA) and other tax-exempt retirement accounts to a health savings account. ...
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2015-02-13
USHR97IntroProvides amounts for the expenses of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for the 114th Congress.
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2015-02-09
USHB704IntroRFS Reform Act of 2015
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2015-02-06
USHB405IntroReview Every Dollar Act of 2015
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2015-02-05
USHB213IntroFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2015 Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) eliminate the per country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, and (2) increase the per country numerical limitation for family base...
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2015-02-02
USHB235IntroPermanent Internet Tax Freedom Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access and on multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce.
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2015-02-02
USHB654IntroNaval Station Guantanamo Bay Protection Act This bill prohibits the President from modifying, terminating, abandoning, or transferring the lease with the government of Cuba by which the United States acquired 45-square miles of land and waters that c...
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2015-02-02
USHB594IntroWaters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2015 This bill prohibits the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from: developing, finalizing, adopting, implementing, applying, administerin...
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2015-01-29
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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2015-01-28
USHB547IntroProperly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act or the PRO Sports Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to remove professional football leagues from the list of tax-exempt organizations. Provides that no organization or entity shall be treated as ta...
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2015-01-27
USHB406IntroCombination Drug Development Incentive Act of 2015 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide a five-year marketing exclusivity period to a new drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration that is a novel combination of...
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2015-01-23
USHB36IntroPain-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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2015-01-22
USHR41IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the federal government should not bailout state and local government employee pension plans and other post-employment benefit plans; and (2) state and local governments should immediately ...
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2015-01-21
USHB270IntroFlexibility in Health IT Reporting (Flex-IT) Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in specifying the electronic health record (EHR) reporting period under EHR electronic health record technology incentive payment programs un...
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2015-01-16
USHB30Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Save American Workers Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to change the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of ...
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2015-01-12
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