US Congress Representative Charles Dent [R]

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USHB6094EngrossRegulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act This bill postpones from December 1, 2016, until June 1, 2017, the effective date of a final rule of the Department of Labor (81 Fed. Reg. 32552 [May 23, 2016]) revising income thres...
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2016-09-29
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB6275IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage under the Medicare program for FDA-approved qualifying colorectal cancer screening blood-based tests, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6255IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Norman Yoshio Mineta in recognition of his courageous, principled dedication to public service, civic engagement, and civil rights.
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2016-09-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3537EngrossDangerous Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2016 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) to modify the definition of "controlled substance analogue" to mean a substance that has a similar (previously, substantially similar) chemical structur...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5931EngrossProhibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act (Sec. 3) This bill declares that it shall be U.S. policy not to pay ransom or release prisoners for the purpose of securing the release of U.S. citizens taken hostage abroad. (Sec. 4) The U.S. government...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6142IntroFruit Labeling Accuracy Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1209IntroImproving Access to Maternity Care Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Health Resources and Services Administration to designate maternity care health professional shortage areas and review these designations at least an...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4365IntroProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR220IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority an...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5166IntroWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide an accredited, permanent congressional employee with read-only remote access to the electronic Veterans ...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5934IntroDangerous Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2016
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2016-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHCR155IntroExpressing support for designation of the first Friday of October as "Manufacturing Day".
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB921EngrossSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2016 Provides that for purposes of medical professional liability insurance or civil and criminal malpractice liability determinations, a physician or athletic trainer (covered sports medicine professional) wh...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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.
USHR854IntroSupporting State, local, and community initiatives to encourage parents, teachers, camp counselors, and child-care professionals to take measures to prevent sunburns in the minors they care for, and expressing the sense of the House of Representative...
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2016-09-09
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5942IntroDialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act of 2016 Dialysis Patient Access To Integrated-care, Empowerment, Nephrologists, Treatment, and Services Demonstration Act of 2016
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2016-09-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4481EngrossEducation for All Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) it is in the U.S. national security interest to promote universal basic education in developing countries; and (2) an educated citizenry contributes to economic growth,...
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2016-09-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR817IntroExpressing continued support for the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom and urging commencement of negotiations for the development of a North Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (NATIP) between the United Sta...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Committee
USHR848IntroCalling for the maintenance of effective trade remedies for United States manufacturers and producers by ensuring that any foreign country designated as a nonmarket economy country under the Tariff Act of 1930 retain this status until it demonstrates...
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2016-09-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5794IntroSAFER TRANSIT Act Securing America's Facilities, Equipment and Rail: Taking Responsibility for American National Security in Transit Act
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2016-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Transportation Security Committee
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2016 This bill requires the President to develop and implement a Global Food Security Strategy to promote global food security, resilience, and nutrition. (Sec. 2) This section specifies that it is in the U.S. national sec...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4444EngrossEPS Improvement Act of 2016 This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to exclude from energy conservation standards for external power supplies any power supply circuit, driver, or device designed to power certain light-emitting diodes ...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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
USHR827IntroCondemning the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub, honoring the memory of the victims of the attack, offering condolences to and expressing support for their families and friends and all those affected, and applauding the dedication and ...
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2016-07-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB985IntroConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. An order regarding the generic research, educatio...
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2016-07-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 519.
USHB5621IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during WWII.
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5317EngrossTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Abie Abraham VA Clinic". (Sec. 2) This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Townshi...
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2016-06-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR789IntroCondemning the horrific acts of terrorism and hatred in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by that tragedy. Condemns the June 12, 2016 attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Offer...
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2016-06-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3036Engross9/11 Memorial Act (Sec. 3) This bill designates the National September 11 Memorial located at the World Trade Center in New York City, New York, as a national memorial. This memorial shall not be a unit of the National Park System. (Sec. 4) The Depar...
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2016-06-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHR776IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of November as "U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month", in celebration of the accomplishments and contributions of United States Navy aircraft carriers in defending the freedom of the United States, protecti...
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2016-06-14
To House Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces Committee
USHB433PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 523 East Railroad Street in Knox, Pennsylvania, as the "Specialist Ross A. McGinnis Memorial Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at...
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2016-06-13
Became Public Law No: 114-167. (TXT | PDF)
USHR343IntroExpressing concern regarding persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience in the People's Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners and ...
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2016-06-13
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3728)
USHB4974EngrossMilitary Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Provides appropriations to DOD for Military Construction for: the Army; the Navy and Marine Corps; the Air Force; Defense-Wide age...
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2016-05-26
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 503.
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill 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 ch...
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2016-05-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 460.
USHB5292IntroAir Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB4923PassAmerican Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill declares the sense of Congress that it should consider a miscellaneous tariff bill. (Sec. 3) The U.S. International Trade Commission shall: conduct a process, meeting specified req...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-159. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5248IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility of children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida for benefits of the Department of Veterans Affairs. This bill states that the effective date for an award of Department of Vetera...
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2016-05-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2722PassBreast 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 750,000 half-...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148. (TXT | PDF)
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.
USHB894IntroTo extend the authorization of the Highlands Conservation Act. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Highlands Conservation Act to reauthorize through FY2021: (1) land conservation partnership projects in the highlands regions of Connecticut, New Jersey, New...
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2016-04-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 395.
USHB4773IntroProtecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act This bill declares that the proposed or the final rule of the Department of Labor entitled "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Com...
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2016-03-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR75EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress that those who commit or support atrocities against Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities, including Yezidis, Turkmen, Sabea-Mandeans, Kaka'e, and Kurds, and who target them specifically for ethnic or r...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR642IntroRecognizing magic as a rare and valuable art form and national treasure. Recognizes magic as a rare and valuable art form and national treasure. Supports efforts to make certain that magic is preserved, understood, and promulgated.
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2016-03-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR118IntroRecognizing the soldiers of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment of the United States Army Reserve, who were killed or wounded in their barracks by an Iraqi SCUD missile attack in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Deser...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB4679IntroPeople Before Party Act of 2016 This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit a state from providing a voter, in a federal election, with the opportunity to indicate the selection of a political party as a representation of the selec...
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2016-03-03
To House Administration Committee
USHR630IntroSupporting the designation of March 2016, as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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2016-03-01
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4626IntroBRACE Act Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax credit for railroad track maintenance.
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2016-02-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
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. Re...
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2016-02-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 10.
USHB2017EngrossCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise the nutritional information that chain restaurants and retail food establishments must disclose. The nutrient content disclosur...
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2016-02-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4521IntroLake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016 This bill establishes as the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area specified land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation that is underlying or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California, including any impro...
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2016-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
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