US Congress Representative Walter Jones [R]

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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
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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
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
USHB893EnrollBoys 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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2015-06-26
Presented to President.
USHB313Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Entitles any federal employee who is a veteran with a service-conne...
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2015-06-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 132.
USHB1531IntroLand Management Workforce Flexibility Act Makes an employee of a land management agency serving under a time-limited appointment in the competitive service eligible to compete for a permanent appointment in the agency or any other agency if: (1) the...
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2015-06-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 134.
USHB2042EngrossRatepayer Protection Act of 2015 This bill extends the deadline for mandatory compliance with final rules that target carbon dioxide emissions from existing sources that are fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units under the Clean Air Act...
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2015-06-25
Received in the Senate.
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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2015-06-25
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2912IntroCentennial Monetary Commission Act of 2015
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2015-06-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2913IntroTo amend the Federal Reserve Act to improve the functioning and transparency of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee, and for other purposes.
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2015-06-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1190EngrossProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) 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 ...
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2015-06-24
To Senate Finance 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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB91EngrossVeteran's Identification Card Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a veteran's identification card to a requesting veteran who is neither entitled to military retired pay nor enrolled in the VA system of patie...
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2015-06-24
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB303IntroRetired Pay Restoration Act Expresses the sense of Congress that military retired pay should not be reduced because a military retiree is also eligible for veterans' disability compensation awarded for a service-connected disability. Allows the rece...
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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB160EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on medical device manufacturers and importers. This repeal applies to sales in calendar quarters beginning after the enactment of thi...
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2015-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 125.
USHCR55IntroDirects the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces deployed to Iraq or Syria on or after August 7, 2014, other than Armed Forces required to protect U.S. diplomatic facilities and personnel, from Iraq and Syria: (1) no later than 30 days after this co...
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2015-06-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2802IntroFirst Amendment Defense Act
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2015-06-17
To House Ways And Means 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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2015-06-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2484IntroStop Birth Tourism Act of 2015 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize a consular officer or the Secretary of State to require that a nonimmigrant B-visa alien (temporary tourist or business visitor) provide a certification ...
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2015-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR233Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran should release all detained U.S. citizens and provide any information it possesse...
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2015-06-15
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 391 - 0 (Roll no. 364). (text: CR H4353)
USHB2639IntroMarriage and Family Therapists for Veterans Act Revises the eligibility criteria for appointment to a marriage and family therapist position with the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to require a person: (1) t...
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2015-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2747IntroAtomic Veterans Service Medal Act This bill directs the Secretary of Defense to design and produce an Atomic Veterans Service Medal to honor retired and former members of the Armed Forces who are radiation-exposed veterans. The Secretary may provide...
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2015-06-12
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2742IntroThis bill requires that a military working dog be retired in the United States, except when a U.S. citizen living abroad adopts the dog at the time of retirement. Amounts available to the military department concerned shall be available for such dog'...
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2015-06-12
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4246)
USHB2233IntroEnd Warrantless Surveillance of Americans Act Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) and the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 to prohibit federal officers or employees from searching for a particular U.S. p...
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2015-06-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E884)
USHR309IntroRecognizes the historical significance to the nation, and supports the continued celebration, of Juneteenth Independence Day. Declares the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) history should be regarded as a means for understanding the pas...
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2015-06-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2730IntroNational Prostate Cancer Plan Act Establishes in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Prostate Cancer Council on Screening, Early Detection, Assessment, and Monitoring of Prostate Cancer to: (1) develop and implement a strat...
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2015-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2358IntroElectricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act
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2015-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 15.
USHB235Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access...
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2015-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2400IntroSIGMA Act of 2015
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2015-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHCR56IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that all trade agreements the United States enters into with a foreign country should provide reasonable collaboration with that country for the purpose of search and recovery activities for Armed Forces members missin...
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2015-06-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1214IntroNational Forest Small Tracts Act Amendments Act of 2015 Amends the Small Tracts Act to permit the sale, exchange, or interchange under such Act of National Forest System lands the sale or exchange of which is not practicable under any other authority...
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2015-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 100.
USHB2383IntroNutritious Options for Meals Act of 2015
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2015-06-08
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB2331IntroNo Welfare for Weed Act of 2015 This bill amends: (1) the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to exclude marijuana products from items that may be purchased with food stamps; and (2) part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of t...
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2015-06-08
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB2516IntroVeterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act of 2015 or VETS Act of 2015 Allows a health care professional who is authorized to provide health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs and who is a licensed, nationally registered, or certif...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2551IntroVeterans' Entry to Apprenticeship Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat a pre-apprenticeship program as a program of apprenticeship, for purposes of providing educational assistance: (1) if such pre-apprenticeship program...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB2493IntroWounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2015 Directs the Secretaries of Defense and Veterans Affairs (VA) to jointly establish the K-9 Companion Corps program for the awarding of grants to assist nonprofit organizations in establishing, planning, designin...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2555IntroVeteran Wellness Act
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR301IntroTrade Review Accountability Needs Sunlight and Preview of Any Regulations and Exact Negotiated Components Resolution or the TRANSPAREN-C Resolution Amends Rule XXI (Restrictions on Certain Bills) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to make i...
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2015-06-04
To House Rules Committee
USHB2658IntroProtecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude services rendered by bona-fide volunteers providing firefighting and prevention services, emergency medical services, or ambulance s...
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2015-06-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2109IntroEndangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to replace the current standard for awarding court costs, including attorney fees, in citizen suits with the federal judicial code standard for awar...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2139IntroVeteran's Benefits Claims Faster Filing Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to post notices of average times for the processing of compensation claims, as well as the percentage of claims approved, in a conspicuous place in eac...
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB2123IntroEnhancing Veterans' Access to Treatment Act of 2015
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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