US Congress Representative Jason Chaffetz [R]

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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
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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2015-06-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB2802IntroFirst Amendment Defense Act
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2015-06-17
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.
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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2015-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 8.
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
USHB2710IntroLawful Purpose and Self Defense Act
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2015-06-10
To House Ways And Means 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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2015-05-19
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
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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2015-05-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1557Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Notification and Federal Employee Antidis...
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2015-05-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 83.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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).
USHB1651IntroFederal Land Transaction Facilitation Act Reauthorization 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
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
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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
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
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB695IntroHealthy Forest Management and Wildfire Prevention Act Declares that the bark beetle epidemic, drought, and deteriorating forest health conditions on National Forest System land and public lands, with the resulting imminent risk of devastating wildf...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands 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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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
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
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB986IntroConcealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a person who is not prohibited from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm under federal law, and who is carrying a valid, government-issued ide...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB845IntroNational 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 ...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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 st...
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2015-03-04
To House Financial Services Committee
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
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB435IntroDisposal of Excess Federal Lands Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of the Interior to offer for disposal by competitive sale certain federal lands in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming, previou...
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2015-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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