US Congress Representative Charles Dent [R]

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USHR606IntroExpresses support for the designation of National Cancer Prevention Day.
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2016-02-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB894IntroAmends the Highlands Conservation Act to reauthorize through FY2021: (1) land conservation partnership projects in the highlands regions of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; and (2) Forest Service and Department of Agriculture prog...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3036IntroNational 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center Act This bill designates the National September 11 Memorial located at the World Trade Center in New York City, New York, as a national memorial. The Department of the Interior may award a grant of not...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4444IntroEPS Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-02-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2017IntroCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise the nutritional information that restaurants and retail food establishments must disclose. The nutrient content disclosure statement on ...
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2016-02-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 315.
USHB4186IntroEnemy Expatriation Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include traveling abroad to join, participate in, train with, fight for, conspire with, or otherwise support a foreign terrorist organization to the list of acts for whic...
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4229IntroProtecting Our Youth from Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Act of 2015
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR343IntroCondemns the practice of state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting in China. Calls on China and the Communist Party of China to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. Encourages the U.S. medical community to help raise aw...
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2016-01-12
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2029PassHighlights: 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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2015-12-18
Became Public Law No: 114-113.
USHB158EngrossVisa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the visa waiver program to require that an alien, when applying for program admission, possess a valid...
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2015-12-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB3892IntroMuslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act of 2015 Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the Muslim Brotherhood has met the criteria for designation as a foreign terrorist organization, and (2) the Department of State should so designate it. R...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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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2015-12-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1338Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on October 26, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Dignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (V...
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2015-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3537IntroSynthetic Drug Control Act of 2015
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2015-11-17
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2646IntroHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015 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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2400IntroSpecial Inspector General for Monitoring the ACA Act of 2015 or the SIGMA Act of 2015 Establishes the Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act to conduct, supervise, and coordinate audits and investigations of th...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHR293IntroSupports individuals and organizations working to encourage cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians. Condemns the wave of violent attacks in Israel and the West Bank. Reiterates condemnation of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incitement in the P...
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2015-11-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR485IntroExpresses support for the recent terrorism victims and their families in Israel, the people of Israel, and the government of Israel. Condemns terrorism committed under the auspices of the Palestinian Authority (PA), and calls on Palestinian leaders ...
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2015-10-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB702Engross(Sec. 3) Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to repeal authority to restrict the export of: (1) coal, petroleum products, natural gas, or petrochemical feedstocks; and (2) supplies of materials or equipment necessary to maintain or further ...
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2015-10-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR468IntroExpresses support for the designation of National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.
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2015-10-08
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1624Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on September 28, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable...
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2015-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-60.
USHB3706IntroReach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015 This bill directs the President to: establish a five-year strategy to achieve, with target countries and donors, the goal of ending preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally and ensure healthy...
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2015-10-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3457EngrossJustice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the President, until Iran has paid each judgment against it, from: limiting the application of specified sanctions on Iran or refraining from applying them; or removing a fo...
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2015-10-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3611IntroExport-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015 This bill amends the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to reduce, for each of FY2015-FY2019, the authorized aggregate amount of loans, guarantees, and insurance the Export-Import Bank may have ou...
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2015-09-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR422IntroCongratulates the Red Land Little League Team of Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, on its performance at the 69th Little League World Series Championship.
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2015-09-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR75IntroDeclares that: the atrocities committed against Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities targeted specifically for religious reasons are crimes against humanity and genocide; each of the Contracting Parties to the United Nations Conve...
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2015-09-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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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2015-09-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHJR64IntroStates that Congress does not favor the nuclear agreement with Iran (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) transmitted by the President to Congress on July 19, 2015, for purposes of prohibiting the taking of any action involving statutory sanctions rel...
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2015-09-08
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 408 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 64 with 10 hours of general debate. Motion to recommit allowed. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
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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2015-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select a VA medical center to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the biological children, grandchildr...
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2015-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1288IntroWorld War II Merchant Mariner Service Act Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to accept additional documentation for verifying that an individual performed honorable service as a coastwise merchant seaman during the period beginning on Decembe...
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2015-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHR390IntroRecognizes World Hepatitis Day. Expresses support for broad access to hepatitis treatments and for raising awareness of the risks and consequences of undiagnosed hepatitis infections. Calls for a robust governmental and public health response to prot...
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3381IntroChildhood Cancer STAR Act
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3268IntroPrevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2015 or the PAST Act This bill amends the Horse Protection Act to establish a new system for inspecting horses for soring, revise penalties for violations of the Act, and modify enforcement procedures. The soring of...
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB1994EngrossVA Accountability Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) 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 an individual from the civil service or demote the indiv...
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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.
USHB1599EngrossSafe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 TITLE I--FOOD SAFETY AFFIRMATION FOR CERTAIN PLANT PRODUCTS Subtitle A--Food and Drug Administration (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the Food and Drug Adminis...
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2015-07-24
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3190IntroPREPARE Act of 2015
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2015-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management 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
USHR367IntroExpresses disapproval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed to by the P5+1 and Iran on July 14, 2015. Reaffirms the commitment of the House of Representatives to: (1) prevent Iran from ever acquiring a nuclear weapons capability, and (2) ...
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2015-07-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3110IntroNational Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide tax relief for disasters declared in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 by: allowing an election to expense qualified disaster expenses (i.e., for the abatement of haza...
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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
USHB2805IntroHeroin and Prescription Opioid Abuse Prevention, Education, and Enforcement Act of 2015 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in cooperation with the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, and the D...
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2015-07-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2903IntroCraft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: allow taxpayers who are liable for not more than $50,000 per year in excise taxes on distilled spirits, wine, or beer to file and pay such taxes quarterly ...
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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
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