US Congress Representative Walter Jones [R]

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USHB22Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to add a provision to exempt any employee with coverage under a health ...
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2015-07-27
S.AMDT.2418 Amendment SA 2418 proposed by Senator McConnell to Amendment SA 2417. (consideration: CR S5922; text: CR S5922)Of a perfecting nature.
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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2015-07-27
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 380 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 427 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. Resolution also provides for proceedings of the House during the period from July 30, 2015, through September 7, 2015.
USHB1607IntroRuth Moore Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in any case in which a veteran claims that a covered mental health condition was incurred in or aggravated by military sexual trauma during active duty, to: (1) accept as sufficient pr...
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2015-07-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1994IntroVA Accountability Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to remove or demote a VA employee based on performance or misconduct. The VA may also remove such individual from the civil service or demote the individual ...
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2015-07-27
Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, H. Rept. 114-225, Part II.
USHB675IntroVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2015, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance...
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2015-07-27
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHR383IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the appropriate award of the Purple Heart to the Marines and Sailors killed or wounded in the recent attack at the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center and the ...
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2015-07-27
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1599EngrossSafe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the developer of a bioengineered organism intended as food to submit a premarket biotechnology notification to the Food and Drug Administ...
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2015-07-24
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3009EngrossEnforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make a state or local subdivision ineligible for state criminal alien assistance program funding if it: (1) has in effect any law, policy, or procedure prohibiting...
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2015-07-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3174IntroFairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015
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2015-07-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3187IntroPRIME Act
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2015-07-23
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB511IntroTribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015 Amends the National Labor Relations Act to provide that any enterprise or institution owned and operated by an Indian tribe and located on its lands is not considered an employer (thus excluding such enterprises ...
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2015-07-22
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB359IntroVeterans Dog Training Therapy Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing veterans' post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms thro...
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2015-07-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2464IntroDemanding Accountability for Veterans Act of 2015
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2015-07-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2915IntroFemale Veteran Suicide Prevention Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to identify: (1) VA mental health care and suicide prevention programs that are most effective for women veterans, and (2) such programs with the highest ...
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2015-07-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB3139IntroSecuring Military Personnel Response Firearm Initiative Act
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2015-07-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3126IntroTo prohibit the Commissioner of Social Security from furnishing the name of any individual in a report to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System unless a Federal court has determined the individual to be mentally defective.
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2015-07-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3129IntroFarmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act
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2015-07-21
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB3134IntroDefund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 This bill prohibits, for a one-year period, the availability of federal funds for any purpose to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., or any of its affiliates or clinics, unless they certify that the a...
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2015-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3114IntroTo provide funds to the Army Corps of Engineers to hire veterans and members of the Armed Forces to assist the Corps with curation and historic preservation activities, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-21
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB91Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on June 22, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Veteran's Identification Card Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a vetera...
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2015-07-20
Became Public Law No: 114-31.
USHB353IntroVeterans' Access to Hearing Health Act of 2015 Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to appoint licensed hearing aid specialists in the Veterans Health Administration. Requires the Secretary to submit an annual report on: (1) the timely ...
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2015-07-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1688IntroThis bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to designate up to 20 graduate medical education residency positions for the study of optometry.
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2015-07-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2920IntroCaptive Primate Safety Act
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2015-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB3054Intro21st Century Glass-Steagall Act of 2015
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2015-07-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3052IntroTo amend title 28, United States Code, to prevent the misuse of foreign law in Federal courts, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3035IntroThe Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2015
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2015-07-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3034IntroTo provide for the issuance of a commemorative postage stamp in honor of George Henry White.
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2015-07-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3029IntroReducing the Effects of the Cyberattack on OPM Victims Emergency Response Act of 2015 or the RECOVER Act Requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to provide each individual whose personally identifiable information was compromised during dat...
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2015-07-13
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1047)
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 (concrete). Any such order must provide for the establishmen...
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2015-07-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR359IntroProviding that the House of Representatives disagrees with the majority opinion in Obergefell et al. v. Hodges, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1302IntroVA Appeals Backlog Relief Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that a Department of Veterans Affairs regional office certifies a VA Form 9, Appeal to Board of Veterans' Appeals, submitted by a veteran to appeal a decision relating ...
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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1338IntroDignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 Requires the Secretary 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 control of the Nation...
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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1384IntroHonor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act Honors as a veteran any person who is entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) service or who, but for age, would be so entitled. Provides that such person shall not be entitled to any benefit by rea...
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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2214IntroDisabled Veterans' Access to Medical Exams Improvement Act Amends the Veterans Benefits Act of 2003 to extend until December 31, 2017, the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide for persons other than VA employees (i.e., cont...
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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB3011IntroEstablishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015 or Kate's Law This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed.
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2015-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2942IntroStop Catch and Release Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR343IntroCondemns the practice of state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting in China. Calls on China and the Communist Party of China to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. Encourages the U.S. medical community to help raise aw...
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2015-07-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1531Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (Sec. 2) Makes an employee of specified land management agencies in the Depar...
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2015-07-08
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2973IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require for purposes of education tax credit that the student be lawfully present and that the taxpayer provide the social security number of the student and the employer identification number of the educ...
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2015-07-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR59IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the definition of "waters of the United States" under the...
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2015-07-07
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB893PassBoys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2015-07-06
Became Public Law No: 114-30.
USHB2861IntroVeteran Employment Transition Act
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2015-07-02
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHR345IntroSupports: the designation of National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day; and efforts of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense, as well as the medical community, to edu...
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2015-07-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2710IntroLawful Purpose and Self Defense Act
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2760IntroAmerican Indian Trust Responsibility Review Act of 2015
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2761IntroSanctity of Life Act of 2015 Declares that: (1) human life is deemed to exist from fertilization, without regard to race, sex, age, health, defect, or condition of dependency; and (2) "person" includes all such human life. Recognizes that e...
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2811IntroSave Oak Flat Act
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2744IntroIntegrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act Amendments of 2015
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB2725Intro21st Century Care for Military and Veterans Act Permits the use of a telecommunications system to provide an item or service to current and former members of the uniformed services and their dependents under the TRICARE plan of health care benefits a...
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2015-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR320IntroHonors Sons and Daughters in Touch on its 25th anniversary that is being celebrated at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. Expresses gratitude for the service and sacrifice of their fathers who were U.S. Armed Forces members and served i...
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2015-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
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