US Congress Representative Charles Dent [R]

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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
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
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
USHB5794IntroTo make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Homeland Security relating to public transportation security, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-14
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB4481IntroEducation 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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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB921IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2015 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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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
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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2016-07-11
To House Ways And Means 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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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".
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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.
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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.
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.
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 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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2016-05-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 460.
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.
USHB5292IntroAir Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
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
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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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial 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.
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
USHB4456IntroRECLAIM Act of 2016 Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2016 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to make specified funds available to the Department...
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2016-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHR606IntroExpressing support for designation of February 4, 2016, as National Cancer Prevention Day. Expresses support for the designation of National Cancer Prevention Day.
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2016-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4430IntroSecure our Skies Act of 2016 This bill requires each air carrier providing passenger air transportation to provide flight attendants, pilots, and dispatchers who are employees or contractors of the carrier with training to combat human trafficking in...
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2016-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
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 which...
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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
USHB2029PassMilitary Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill expressly provides otherwis...
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2015-12-18
Became Public Law No: 114-113.
USHB4219IntroTo authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Kazakhstan. This bill authorizes the President to extend nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of...
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2015-12-10
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
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.
USHCR100IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress regarding the right of States and local governments to maintain economic sanctions against Iran. Reaffirms: (1) the commitment of Congress to stopping Iran's sponsorship of terrorism and human rights violations; a...
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2015-12-02
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8864-8865)
USHB1338EngrossDignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department 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 co...
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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 th...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2731IntroNCAA Act National Collegiate Athletics Accountability 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 membership in...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2350IntroChildren of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act This bill amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the expected family contribution (EFC) used to determine financial need in the case of a Pell Grant-eligible student whose parent or guardian die...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2400IntroSIGMA Act of 2015 Special Inspector General for Monitoring the ACA 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 the imple...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
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