US Congress Representative Jason Chaffetz [R]

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USHR891IntroExpressing concern over the disappearance of David Sneddon, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6034IntroClassified Information Protection Act of 2016
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2016-09-27
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB845EngrossNational Forest System Trails Stewardship Act Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to publish a national strategy to significantly increase the role of volunteers and partners in trail maintenance. Requires the strategy to: (1) augment and su...
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2016-09-27
Received in the Senate.
USHB5931EngrossProhibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act This bill declares that it shall be the policy of the U.S. government not to pay ransom or release prisoners for the purpose of securing the release of U.S. citizens taken hostage abroad. The U.S. govern...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6004EngrossMGT Act Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill establishes in each covered agency (specified agencies for which there are Chief Financial Officers) an information technology system modernization and working capital fund whic...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1777VetoPresidential Allowance Modernization Act (Sec. 2) This bill revises provisions relating to presidential pensions to allow former Presidents a lifetime annual annuity of $200,000 and an additional annual monetary allowance of $200,000, each adjusted a...
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2016-09-22
Notwithstanding the order of the House of July 25, 2016, Mr. Hurd asked unanimous consent that further consideration of the veto message and the bill, H.R. 1777, be postponed until the legislative day of December 9, 2016.
USHB5780IntroUtah Public Lands Initiative Act This bill designates specified federal lands as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System in Utah. The bill also: establishes in Utah specified National Conservation Areas and Watersh...
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2016-09-22
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 13.
USHB2315EngrossMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 (Sec.2) This bill 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 t...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB1309IntroSystemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2015 Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to authorize the Financial Stability Oversight Council to subject a bank holding company to enhanced supervision and prudential sta...
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2016-09-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 584.
USHB5790IntroFederal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2016
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2016-09-15
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5920IntroWhistleblower Protections for Contractors Act This bill extends federal contractor whistleblower protections to employees of: (1) personal services contractors working on defense contracts (currently, the protections apply to employees of defense con...
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2016-09-15
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5620EngrossVA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to remove or demote a VA employee based on performance or misconduct and provides that specified federal employee performance a...
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2016-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR729IntroExpressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel. Reaffirms: that Isra...
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2016-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHJR87IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of Labor relating to "Interpretation of the 'Advice' Exemption in Section 203(c) of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclos...
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2016-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 575.
USHB5063EngrossStop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits government officials from entering into or enforcing a settlement agreement resolving a civil action on behalf of the United States that provides for a payment to any person or enti...
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2016-09-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5815IntroResource Management Practices Protection Act of 2016
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5781IntroUtah Public Lands Initiative Partner Act This bill declares that a national monument designation, or a boundary adjustment that increases the size of an existing monument, within or on any portion of federal land in Summit, Uintah, Duchesne, Carbon, ...
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2016-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB5751IntroShiras Moose Protection and Recovery Act
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2016-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB5758IntroAdvancing Conservation and Education Act of 2016 Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming (western states) may relinquish state land grant parcels wholly or pr...
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2016-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB5718IntroCentral Wasatch National Conservation and Recreation Area Act This bill establishes the Central Wasatch National Conservation and Recreation Area in Utah, comprising approximately 79,109 of federal lands in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The Depa...
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB4465EngrossFederal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 (Sec. 4) 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. (...
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2016-07-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 562.
USHB10EngrossSOAR Reauthorization Act Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the District of Columbia Code to prohibit the Department of Education from limiting the number of eligible students receiving District of ...
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2016-07-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 561.
USHB4901EngrossSOAR Reauthorization Act Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act (Sec. 2) This bill repeals the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program School Certification Requirements Act, as contained in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016...
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2016-07-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Boar...
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2016-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 536.
USHB2646EngrossHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016 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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2016-07-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4768EngrossSeparation 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 (without giving deference to the agency's interpretation) all relevant quest...
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2016-07-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5714IntroPostal Service Reform Act of 2016 TITLE I--POSTAL SERVICE BENEFITS REFORM This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish a Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to offer ...
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2016-07-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1557EngrossFederal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 to: (1) expand disclosure and enforcement requirements relating to findings of acts of disc...
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2016-07-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 556.
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 enf...
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2016-07-07
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHCR140IntroProviding for a joint session of Congress to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General of the United States regarding the audited financial statement of the executive branch. Requires both chambers of Congress to assemble annually in the Ha...
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2016-07-05
To House Administration Committee
USHB2395EngrossInspector General Empowerment Act of 2016 This bill amends the Inspector General Act of 1978 to expand the investigatory powers of federal inspectors general. (Sec. 2) Inspectors general are authorized to request access to federal grand jury material...
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2016-06-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR737IntroCondemning and censuring John A. Koskinen, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue. Censures and condemns John A. Koskinen for a pattern of conduct while Commissioner of Internal Revenue that is incompatible with his duties and inconsistent with the tru...
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2016-06-21
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 114-635, Part I.
USHB5499IntroAgency Accountability Act of 2016 This bill requires any agency that receives a fee, fine, penalty, or proceeds from a settlement to deposit the amount in the general fund of the Treasury. The funds may not be used unless the funding is provided in a...
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2016-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB5457IntroTo redesignate Gravelly Point Park, located along the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Arlington County, Virginia, as the Nancy Reagan Memorial Park, and for other purposes. This bill redesignates as the "Nancy Reagan Memorial Park" the Gravelly...
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2016-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB5053EngrossPreventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act (Sec. 2) 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 identif...
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2016-06-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5283IntroDUE PROCESS Act of 2016 Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures Act of 2016
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2016-05-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2460EngrossTo amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans. (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement or a contract with each state home to pay fo...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5230IntroAnti-Pyramid Promotional Scheme Act of 2016 This bill prohibits the establishment, operation, or promotion of a pyramid promotional scheme, which is defined as a plan or operation by which a person gives consideration (money or other thing of value) ...
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade 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
USHB5224IntroCriminal Alien Deportation Enforcement Act of 2016 This bill amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to prohibit financial assistance to a foreign country that refuses or unreasonably delays the acceptance of an alien who: (1) is a citizen, subject...
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2016-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5262IntroCare Veterans Deserve Act of 2016 This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to make the Veterans Choice Program permanent. Program eligibility is expanded to include veterans with a 50% service-connected disability....
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2016-05-17
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5135IntroSuppressor Export Act This bill amends the Arms Export Control Act to provide that a regulation or related implementing policy or practice regarding registration and licensing requirements for manufacturers, exporters, or importers of designated defe...
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2016-04-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR114IntroExpressing concern over the disappearance of David Sneddon, and for other purposes. Expresses concern about the disappearance of David Sneddon in Yunnan Province, China, in August 2004. Directs the Department of State and the intelligence community t...
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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.
USHB4359EngrossAdministrative Leave Reform Act (Sec. 2) 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
USHB4885EngrossIRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Internal Revenue Service to deposit fees for services in the general fund of the Treasury and prohibits the expenditure of such fees unless an appropriations ...
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2016-04-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 435.
USHB3724EngrossEnsuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from rehiring any individual who was previously employed by the IRS but was removed for misconduct ...
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2016-04-25
To Senate Finance Committee
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