US Congress Representative Charles Dent [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
USHB893EnrollBoys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2015-06-26
Presented to President.
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
USHB1994IntroVA 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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2015-06-25
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
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
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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB2393EngrossCountry of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to repeal country of origin labeling requirements for beef, pork, and chicken. Country of origin labeling requirements are administered...
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2015-06-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB2731IntroNational Collegiate Athletics Accountability Act
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2015-06-11
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2739IntroCancer Drug Coverage Parity Act of 2015
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2015-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB2722IntroBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act
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2015-06-10
To House Budget 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
USHB2029EngrossMilitary 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 North Atlantic Treaty Organization Se...
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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
USHB6Intro21st Century Cures Act
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 51 - 0.
USHB1942IntroSafeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015
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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
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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2015-05-13
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2886)
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
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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
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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
USHB1599IntroSafe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
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2015-04-08
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research 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
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
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
USHCR17IntroDeclares that Congress should not impose any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge relating to the public performance of sound recordings on a local radio station for broadcasting sound recordings over-the-air, or on any business for suc...
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2015-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet 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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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB885IntroVoting Rights Amendment Act of 2015 Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with respect to the requirement that a federal court retain jurisdiction for an appropriate period to prevent commencement of new devices to deny or abridge the right to vote....
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1101IntroViral Hepatitis Testing Act of 2015
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2015-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1342IntroHome Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise conditions of and limitations on payment for home health care services. Allows payment for home health services to Medicare benefic...
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2015-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB431Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the present...
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2015-03-07
Became Public Law No: 114-5.
USHB1220IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to waive coinsurance for colorectal cancer screening tests (in order to cover 100% of their cost under Medicare part B [...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1212IntroInternet Freedom Act Nullifies the rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on February 26, 2015, relating to the reclassification of broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service. Prohibits the FCC from reiss...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB1312IntroNational Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to include optometry services in primary health services for purposes of the National Health Service Corps. Optometrists are eligible for the fellows...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB969IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 Includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agents while i...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB581IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2015
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2015-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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