US Congress Representative Lynn Jenkins [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.
USHB1475EnrollKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died in...
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2016-09-28
Presented to President.
USHB6260IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income interest received on certain loans secured by agricultural real property.
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2016-09-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6207IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make certain improvements in scheduling veterans for health care appointments.
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2016-09-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6261IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the way beneficiaries are assigned under the Medicare shared savings program by also basing such assignment on primary care services furnished by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, an...
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2016-09-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1877EngrossMental Health First Aid Act of 2016 Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to award grants to initiate and sustain mental health first aid training programs. Requires suc...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3779EngrossTo restrict the inclusion of social security account numbers on documents sent by mail by the Federal Government, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits federal departments and agencies from including the Social Security account number of any in...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB845EngrossNational Forest System Trails Stewardship Act Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to publish a national strategy to significantly increase the role of volunteers and partners in trail maintenance. Requires the strategy to: (1) augment and su...
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2016-09-27
Received in the Senate.
USHB5320EngrossSocial Security Must Avert Identity Loss (MAIL) Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to direct the Social Security Administration to ensure that no document it sends b...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5613EngrossCAH Act of 2016 Continuing Access to Hospitals Act of 2016 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to continue to instruct Medicare contractors not to enforce requirements for direct physician supervision of outpatient therape...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5659EngrossESRD Choice Act of 2016 Expanding Seniors Receiving Dialysis Choice Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR884IntroRecognizing that Hillary Rodham Clinton violated, ignored, and otherwise chose not to follow legal and ethical obligations and responsibilities expected of the head of any Federal agency of the United States Government during her tenure as United Sta...
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2016-09-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2315EngrossMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 (Sec.2) This bill prohibits the wages or other remuneration earned by an employee who performs employment duties in more than one state from being subject to income tax in any state other t...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHB4365IntroProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6100IntroProtect Family Farms and Businesses Act
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2016-09-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
USHB5061IntroEmpowering Educators to Prevent Trafficking Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5213IntroFARM Act Fertilizer Access and Responsible Management Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB4943IntroTribal Tax and Investment Reform Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to include Indian tribal governments in an annual allocation of a national tax-exempt bond volume cap. The bill repeals provisions that limit an Indian trib...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB5237IntroWorkplace Advancement Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit discharging or retaliating against any employee because such employee has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed comparative compensation information for the...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5351EngrossTo prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This bill prohibits U.S. agency funds from being used until the earlier of the enactment date of an Act authorizing FY2017 appropriations for mi...
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2016-09-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB3590EngrossHalt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to roll back the increased threshold for determining the amount of the tax deduction for medical expenses. Currently, individual taxpayers unde...
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2016-09-14
Received in the Senate.
USHB1301EngrossAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2016 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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2016-09-13
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
USHB3471EngrossVeterans Mobility Safety Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that an eligible disabled veteran provided an automobile or other conveyance is given the opportunity to make personal selections relating to the auto...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5104EngrossBOTS Act Better On-line Ticket Sales Act of 2016 This bill prohibits: (1) intentionally using or selling software to circumvent a security measure, access control system, or other control or measure on a ticket seller's Internet website that is used ...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance. Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family o...
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2016-09-12
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)
USHJR87IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of Labor relating to "Interpretation of the 'Advice' Exemption in Section 203(c) of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclos...
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2016-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 575.
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
USHB4511EngrossGold Star Families Voices Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Veterans' Oral History Project Act to require the veterans oral history program to include the collection of video and audio recordings of biographical histories by immediate family members ...
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2016-09-07
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB5697IntroTaking Responsibility Using Secured Technologies Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should have any security clearance she holds revoked and should be denied access to classified ...
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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.
USHB1734EngrossImproving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends subtitle D (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976) of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to establish a permit program for coal combustion residuals (coal ash) th...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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
USHB5799IntroRural Access to Hospice Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2042EngrossRatepayer Protection Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill extends compliance deadlines for rules under the Clean Air Act that address carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants pending final judicial review. This extension applie...
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2016-07-14
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 569.
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
USHB2333IntroTo authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas. This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to acquire the structure known as "Lunette Blair," whic...
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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHCR146IntroExpressing support for fostering closer economic and commercial ties between the United States and the United Kingdom following the decision of the people of the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. Calls upon the President to begin ne...
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2016-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5741IntroNonessential Government Printing Reduction Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
To House Administration 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.
USHB5721IntroLocal Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the process by which Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) issue and reconsider local coverage determinations (LC...
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2016-07-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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.
USHB320IntroRapid DNA Act of 2015 Amends the DNA Identification Act of 1994 to require: the advisory board on DNA quality assurance methods appointed by the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to include members from federal, state, and local law enf...
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2016-07-07
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5667IntroRural ACO Provider Equity Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish additional requirements for assigning Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries to accountable care organizations (ACOs) under the Medi...
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2016-07-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR807IntroExpressing support for designation of May 5, 2017, as "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls". Expresses support for the designation of the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
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2016-07-07
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3080IntroTribal Employment and Jobs Protection Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the definition of "applicable large employer" for purposes of the employer health care mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable C...
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2016-07-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 507.
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