US Congress Representative Sam Graves [R]

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USHB5785EnrollTo amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for an annuity supplement for certain air traffic controllers. This bill exempts retired air traffic controllers from a reduction to their Federal Employees Retirement System annuity supplement (on acc...
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2016-12-02
Presented to President.
USHB2992EngrossMerchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal to the U.S...
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2016-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB6373IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 324 West Saint Louis Street in Pacific, Missouri, as the "Specialist Jeffrey L. White, Jr. Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3...
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2016-11-17
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2566EngrossImproving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require intermediate providers that offer the capability to transmit voice communications and signaling information from one destinat...
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2016-11-16
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 668.
USHR925IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the vital role the Civil Air Patrol has played, and continues to play, in supporting the homeland security and national defense of the United States.
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2016-11-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB985EngrossConcrete 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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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB4365EngrossProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016
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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
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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2016-11-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1475PassKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., to construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The wall shall include a...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-230.
USHB6044IntroTo limit the amount authorized to be appropriated to carry out chapter 2 of title IV of the Immigration and Nationality Act, relating to refugee resettlement. This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize a specified amount of app...
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2016-09-27
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3608IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt amounts paid for aircraft management services from the excise taxes imposed on transportation by air. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the excise tax on transporta...
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2016-09-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 618.
USHB3438EngrossREVIEW Act of 2016 Require Evaluation before Implementing Executive Wishlists Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits a final agency rule from being published or taking effect until the agency submits the rule to the Office of Information and Regula...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR886IntroRecognizing November 26, 2016, as "Small Business Saturday" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses. Recognizes and encourages the observance of Small Business Saturday. Supports efforts to: (1) enc...
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2016-09-22
To House Small Business Committee
USHB5977EngrossTo direct the Secretary of Transportation to provide to the appropriate committees of Congress advance notice of certain announcements, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to give Congress three f...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB1309IntroSystemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2015 Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to authorize the Financial Stability Oversight Council to subject a bank holding company to enhanced supervision and prudential sta...
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2016-09-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 584.
USHB5999IntroGlobal War on Terrorism War Memorial Act This bill allows the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to establish the National Global War on Terrorism Memorial as a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate and h...
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2016-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHCR155IntroExpressing support for designation of the first Friday of October as "Manufacturing Day". Declares that Congress supports the designation of Manufacturing Day.
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5351EngrossTo prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Sec. 1) This bill prohibits U.S. agency funds from being used until the earlier of the enactment date of an Act authorizing FY2017 appropriatio...
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2016-09-15
Received in the Senate.
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
USHB1301EngrossAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to amend station antenna structure regulations to prohibit a private land use restriction from applying to amateur radio stations if the restricti...
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2016-09-13
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHB5941IntroKeep Taxpayer Dollars Safe from Terrorists Act of 2016 This bill prohibits an executive agency from transferring funds to a state sponsor of terrorism without prior written notice to Congress (with an exception for humanitarian assistance). An intend...
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2016-09-06
To House Rules Committee
USHR825IntroRecognizing the increased risk of sleep apnea among soldiers returning from active duty and the benefits of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy on treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in soldiers suffering from Posttraumatic Stress D...
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB5853IntroEmpowering Local Law Enforcement Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to enter into a written agreement with a state or a subdivision thereof pursuant to which a state or local ...
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHCR148IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States protects the individual right to keep and bear arms for the purpose of self-defense and that the Second Amendment right is fully applicable to the Sta...
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2016-07-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5666IntroStop Taxing the Second Amendment Act of 2016 This bill prohibits a state or local government from imposing a tax on a firearm or ammunition sale that affects interstate commerce. Additionally, it prohibits a state or local government from imposing a ...
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHR785IntroRecognizing the Boy Scouts of America for its long history of service on the 100th anniversary of the day it was granted a Federal charter. Recognizes the Boy Scouts of America for over 100 years of promoting community service and leadership developm...
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5654IntroStop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act This bill prohibits a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving grants under certain Economic Development Assistance Programs and the Community Development Block Grant Program. A sanctuary jurisdiction is a state or po...
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB897EngrossZika Vector Control Act This bill amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency or a state fr...
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2016-07-14
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 570.
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Boar...
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2016-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 536.
USHB1732EngrossRegulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw, within 30 days, the proposed rule, "Definition of 'Waters of the United States' Under ...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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
USHB1270EngrossRestoring Access to Medication and Improving Health Savings Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, that limit payments for medications from health savin...
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2016-07-11
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 550.
USHB3765IntroADA Education and Reform Act of 2015 This bill requires the Disability Rights Section of the Department of Justice to develop a program to educate state and local governments and property owners on strategies for promoting access to public accommodat...
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2016-07-07
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 6.
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a bid ceiling for durable medical equipment (such as wheelchairs) under Medicare's competitive acquisiti...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
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. This bill directs the Speaker of...
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5457IntroTo redesignate Gravelly Point Park, located along the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Arlington County, Virginia, as the Nancy Reagan Memorial Park, and for other purposes. This bill redesignates as the "Nancy Reagan Memorial Park" the Gravelly...
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2016-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands 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.
USHCR89EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy. Expresses the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses and is not in the best interest of the Un...
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2016-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5418IntroProtecting Internet Freedom Act This bill prohibits the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information from allowing the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's responsibility for Internet domain name system f...
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2016-06-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5183IntroALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2016 This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five-month waiting period for disability insurance benefits for individuals with amyotroph...
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Social Security Committee
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)
USHB5301IntroSeller Finance Enhancement Act This bill amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to exempt from certain licensing and registration requirements any person (other than a depository institution) who: (1) originates not more than 24 residenti...
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2016-05-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4956IntroEnd Executive Overreach Act This bill prohibits, until January 21, 2017, the use of federal funds, fees, or resources to implement an executive order issued on or after the enactment of this bill. The bill prohibits any agency, until such date, from ...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB5240IntroBiodiesel Tax Incentive Reform and Extension Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify and extend: (1) the income tax credit for biodiesel and renewable diesel used as fuel, and (2) the excise tax credit for biodiesel fuel mixt...
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2016-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5177IntroNational Mitigation Investment Act This bill amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize the President to increase the maximum total of contributions for a major disaster by an amount equal to 4% of the est...
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2016-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB5187IntroREACH Act of 2016 Research and Experimentation Advances Competitiveness at Home Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the alternative simplified tax credit for research expenses to 20% from the existing rate of 14% (12% f...
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2016-05-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR713IntroHonoring the vital role of small business and the passion of entrepreneurs in the United States during "National Small Business Week", beginning on May 1, through May 7, 2016. Supports: (1) the designation of National Small Business Week, (2) efforts...
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2016-04-29
To House Small Business Committee
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.
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