US Congress Representative Charles Dent [R]

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USHB1994EngrossVA Accountability Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to remove or demote a VA employee based on performance or misconduct. The VA may also remove such individual from the civil service or demote the individual ...
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2015-07-30
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB985IntroConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 This bill directs the Secretary of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. Any such order must provide for the establishment of a Conc...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHCR66IntroRecognizes the 25th anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Encourages celebration of the advancement of freedom and the expansion of opportunity made possible by its enactment. Pledges continued work on a biparti...
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHR390IntroRecognizing July 28, 2015, as "World Hepatitis Day".
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2015-07-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR383IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the July 16, 2015, attack upon members of the Armed Forces at the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center and the Armed Forces Career Center in Chattanooga, Tenness...
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2015-07-27
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1599EngrossSafe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the developer of a bioengineered organism intended as food to submit a premarket biotechnology notification to the Food and Drug Administ...
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2015-07-24
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1772IntroDelaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2015 Requires the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to establish a nonregulatory Delaware River Basin restoration program, under which it shall: (1) draw on management plans for the Basin or port...
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2015-07-23
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3072IntroTo remove the authority of the Secretary of Energy to amend or issue new energy efficiency standards for ceiling fans.
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2015-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB2722EngrossBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 7...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3110IntroNational Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2015
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2015-07-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6Engross21st Century Cures Act TITLE I--DISCOVERY Subtitle A--National Institutes of Health Funding (Sec. 1001) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) to reauthorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through FY2018. (Sec. 1002) The NIH I...
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2015-07-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1338IntroDignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study and report to Congress on matters relating to the interring of veterans' unclaimed remains in national cemeteries under the control of the Nation...
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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2646IntroHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4963)
USHB2903IntroCraft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2015
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2015-07-08
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4875)
USHB893Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on June 23, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 5...
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2015-07-06
Became Public Law No: 114-30.
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
USHB2318IntroCOPS Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to modify the public safety and community policing grant program (COPS ON THE BEAT grant program) to: (1) establish within the Department ...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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.
USHB2739IntroCancer Drug Coverage Parity Act of 2015
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2015-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2393Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 29. 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 t...
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2015-06-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB2731IntroNational Collegiate Athletics Accountability Act or the NCAA Act This bill amends title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require program participation agreements to prohibit an institution with an intercollegiate athletic program from member...
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2015-06-11
To House Education And The Workforce 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
USHCR56IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that all trade agreements the United States enters into with a foreign country should provide reasonable collaboration with that country for the purpose of search and recovery activities for Armed Forces members missin...
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2015-06-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2658IntroProtecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude services rendered by bona-fide volunteers providing firefighting and prevention services, emergency medical services, or ambulance s...
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2015-06-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR52IntroConstitutional Amendment Declares that women shall have equal rights in the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction. Prohibits the United States or any state from denying or abridging equal rights under the law on account of sex.
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1191Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on May 7, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to direct the Presid...
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2015-05-22
Became Public Law No: 114-17.
USHR282IntroSupports the designation, and the goals and ideals, of National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Calls on the people of the United States, interested groups, and affected persons to: (1) promote awareness of bladder cancer and to foster understanding ...
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2029EngrossHighlights: The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 provides FY2016 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military construction, military family housing, the U.S. share of the Nort...
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2015-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 98.
USHB2523IntroAmerican Trade Enforcement Effectiveness Act
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2015-05-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2567IntroDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal in commemoration of Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Se...
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2015-05-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1942IntroSafeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem equine (horses and other members of the equidae family) parts to be an unsafe food additive or animal drug. Prohibits the knowing sale or transport ...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB1786IntroJames Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Fund indefinitely and index appropriations to the medical care component of the consumer price i...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2156IntroMedicare Audit Improvement Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) with respect to the practices of recovery audit contractors (RACs) under the Medicare program fin identifying underpayments and overpaym...
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB275IntroEstablishes the Presidential Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics to review, analyze, and report to the President and Congress on the following issues related to intercollegiate athletics: the interaction of athletics and academics, the financing...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB953IntroComprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convene a Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force to develop: (1) best practices for pain management and prescribing pain me...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1567IntroGlobal Food Security Act of 2015 This bill requires the President to coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to accomplish the objectives of promoting global food security, resilience, and nutrition consistent with ...
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2015-04-23
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1714IntroSugar Reform Act of 2015 This bill revises the Department of Agriculture (USDA) sugar program to decrease price support levels and make other modifications. The bill amends the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to decrease the ...
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2015-04-20
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Committee
USHR207IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the House should strive to create, debate, and adopt policy solutions to achieve a National Strategic Agenda with the goals of: creating 25 million new jobs over the next 10 years, balancing th...
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2015-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB650Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Amends the Truth in Lending Act to revise the exclusi...
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2015-04-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1120IntroProhibits a state from enforcing a law or imposing liability on an entity that hires a motor carrier for the transportation of property or household goods if the liability arises from a personal injury, death, or cargo or other property damage claim ...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1571IntroImproving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to deem an individual receiving outpatient observation services in a hospital to be an inpatient with respect to satisfying the three-day inpat...
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1608IntroLymphedema Treatment Act Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover certain lymphedema compression treatment items as durable medical equipment.
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1624IntroProtecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and Public Health Service Act to include employers with 51 to 100 employees as large employers for purposes of health insurance m...
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1655IntroCommunity Economic Opportunity Act of 2015 This bill amends the Community Services Block Grant Act to revise the Act and reauthorize it through FY2023. States must adopt performance requirements and performance benchmarks to be included as part of ...
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2015-03-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1683IntroUnited States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard: (1) $5 gold coins, (2) $1 silver coins, and (3) half-dollar clad coins. Requires the design ...
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2015-03-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1718IntroCollegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax-exempt charitable or educational organizations to make collegiate housing and infrastructure improvement grants to certain tax-exempt social clubs (e.g., ...
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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.
USHB1340IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of State to establish an Office of Global Women's Issues which shall be headed by an Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues. Establishes in the U.S. Agency for Internation...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHR130IntroUrges the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant U.S. government agencies and officials to work with the European Union and European governments to encourage further efforts to address anti-Semitism.
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
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