US Congress Representative Sam Graves [R]

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USHB2393IntroThis 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 by the Department of Agriculture and require a retailer to...
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2015-05-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 38 - 6.
USHB2472IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a National Organ and Tissue Donor Registry Resource Center, to authorize grants for State organ and tissue donor registries, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1937IntroNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2015 Deems a domestic mine that will provide strategic and critical minerals to be an "infrastructure project" as described in Presidential Order "Improving Performance of Federal Permitting ...
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2015-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB2441IntroTo award a Congressional gold medal, collectively, to the 1st American Volunteer Group of the Chinese Air Force, also known as the AVG Flying Tigers, in recognition of their service to the nation.
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2015-05-19
To House Administration Committee
USHB36EngrossPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit any person from performing or attempting to perform an abortion except in conformity with this Act's requirements. Requires the physician to first determine the ...
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2015-05-14
Received in the Senate.
USHB1732EngrossRegulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015
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2015-05-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB2301IntroDesignates Union Station, located at 405 [sic] Massachusetts Avenue, NE., Washington, DC, as the "Harry S. Truman Union Station."
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2015-05-13
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHR257IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week. Recognizes the contributions of nurses to the U.S. health care system.
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2015-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2259IntroProtect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act
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2015-05-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR253IntroThanks and promotes the teaching profession by encouraging students, parents, school administrators, and public officials to participate in National Teacher Appreciation Week.
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2015-05-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2156IntroMedicare Audit Improvement Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2138IntroMedicare Access to Rural Anesthesiology Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide payment under Medicare part A (Hospital Insurance) on a reasonable cost basis for anesthesia services furnished by a physician wh...
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2015-04-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB452IntroStudent Testing Improvement and Accountability Act Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the requirement that students be tested against state academic content and achievement standards in mathematics and reading or l...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB596Engross(Sec. 1) This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. The repeal is effective 180 days after enactment of this Act. Provisions of law amen...
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2015-04-29
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
USHB465IntroWorking Families Flexibility Act of 2015 Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to authorize private employers to provide compensatory time off to private employees at a rate of 1 1/2 hours per hour of employment for which overtime compensation...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB1986IntroStop EPA Overregulation of Rural Americans
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2015-04-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2000IntroBridge to Manufacturing Jobs Act Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to: (1) provide that themes for the competitive grant program to add capabilities to the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program may be related to pr...
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2015-04-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2017IntroCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
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2015-04-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1932IntroTo amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to allow employers a grace period to abate certain occupational health and safety violations before being subject to a penalty under such Act.
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2015-04-22
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1528IntroEnd Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act of 2015
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2015-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB1401IntroJobs Originated through Launching Travel Act of 2015 or the JOLT Act of 2015 Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to admit into the United States a qualifying Canadian citizen over 50 years ...
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2015-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1105EngrossDeath Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes for estates of decedents dying or for transfers made on or after the enactment date of this Act. In the case...
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2015-04-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB1736IntroTo amend the Clean Air Act with respect to the ethanol waiver for the Reid vapor pressure limitations under such Act.
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2015-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB1876IntroReal Unemployment Calculation Act Treats the measure of unemployment issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (known as U5) as the official and primary measure of unemployment in the United States.
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2015-04-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB427IntroRegulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 States that the purpose of this Act is to increase accountability for and transparency in the federal regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all new major regulations. Revi...
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2015-04-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 10.
USHR193IntroRecognizes the National Museum of World War II Aviation in Colorado Springs, Colorado, as America's National World War II Aviation Museum.
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2015-04-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1599IntroSafe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
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2015-04-08
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1174IntroLaw Enforcement Access to Data Stored Abroad Act Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a governmental entity to require the disclosure by a provider of electronic communication service or remote computing service of the contents of a wire or...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1559IntroHealth Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover comprehensive Alzheimer's disease care planning services.
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1623IntroTo amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to increase the length of time for a certain permit.
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2015-03-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB1666IntroDesign-Build Efficiency and Jobs Act of 2015 Modifies criteria for the use of design-build selection procedures for civilian and defense contracts for the design and construction of a public building, facility, or work. Requires the use of two-phase ...
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2015-03-26
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB690IntroProviding Accountability Through Transparency Act of 2015 Requires the general notice of proposed rule making by a federal agency to include the Internet address of a plain-language summary, not exceeding 100 words, of the proposed rule, which shall ...
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2015-03-24
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1247IntroImproving Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to revive, for a three-year period, VA's Intermediate Care Technician Pilot Program that was carried out between January 2013 and February 2014. Requ...
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2015-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1479IntroRepeal of the Obamacare Bay State Boondoogle Act Revises requirements for the non-rural area wage index floor in the formula for the national adjusted diagnosis-related group (DRG) prospective payment rate used in calculating payments under title XVI...
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2015-03-19
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB1370IntroDirects the Chief of the Army Corps of Engineers to revise the Missouri Mainstem Reservoir System Master Water Control Manual and any related regulations to delete fish and wildlife as an authorized purpose of the Corps and elevate flood control as t...
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2015-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB1062IntroPilot's Bill of Rights 2
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB866IntroFederal Land Freedom Act of 2015 This bill permits a state that has an established leasing, permitting, and regulatory program to: (1) declare to the Secretaries of the Interior, of Agriculture, and of Energy that it has either established or amended...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB816IntroLife at Conception Act Declares that the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is vested in each human being at all stages of life, including the moment of fertilization, cloning, or other moment at which an individual comes into being. Prohi...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB997IntroEnglish Language Unity Act of 2015 Establishes English as the official language of the United States. Requires naturalization ceremonies and official functions of the U.S. government, subject to exceptions, to be conducted in English. Declares that ...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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
USHB1349IntroUnited States-Israel Anti-Tunnel Defense Cooperation Act This bill authorizes the President, upon request of the government of Israel, and acting through the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State, to: carry out research, development, and...
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2015-03-10
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USHB1190IntroProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 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 Board to ...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1301IntroAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 Directs the Federal Communications Commission to amend regulations concerning the height and dimensions of station antenna structures to prohibit a private land use restriction from applying to amateur service communi...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
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
USHB1197IntroAccelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act of 2015 Directs the President to establish the Commission to Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer to help end breast cancer by January 1, 2020. Directs the Commission to: (1) identify opportunities and ideas w...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1218IntroPersonal Health Investment Today Act or the PHIT Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a medical care tax deduction for up to $1,000 ($2,000 for a joint return or a head of household) of qualified sports and fitness expenses. Defines "qualif...
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2015-03-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1086IntroGeneral Aviation Pilot Protection Act of 2015 Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to issue or revise FAA medical certification regulations to ensure that an individual may operate as a pilot of a covered aircraft w...
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2015-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB879IntroAx the Tax on Middle Class Americans' Health Plans Act This bill repeals, effective for taxable years beginning after 2017, the excise tax on the excess benefit portion of high-cost employer-sponsored health care plans (known as Cadillac plans). The ...
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2015-02-25
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1126)
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