US Congress Representative Erik Paulsen [R]

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USHB644EngrossTrade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 TITLE I--TRADE FACILITATION AND TRADE ENFORCEMENT (Sec. 101) This bill directs the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to ensure that CBP partnership programs, such as the Customs-Trade Partn...
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2016-02-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3442Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Secretary of the Treasury to pro...
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2016-02-11
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 3442.
USHB4469IntroHealth Savings Act of 2016
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2016-02-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1475IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed in ac...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4425IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 110 East Powerhouse Road in Collegeville, Minnesota, as the "Eugene J. McCarthy Post Office."
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2016-02-02
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1854IntroComprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to an eligible entity for sequential intercept mapping and implementation fo...
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2016-01-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1671IntroGovernment Neutrality in Contracting Act Directs the head of any federal agency that awards or obligates funds for any construction contract, or that awards grants, provides financial assistance, or enters into cooperative agreements for constructi...
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2016-01-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR567IntroOpposes: (1) the European Commission interpretive notice regarding labeling Israeli products and goods manufactured in the West Bank and other areas; and (2) politically motivated acts of boycott, divestment, and sanctions against Israel or Israeli-c...
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2015-12-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4192IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to set forth a special valuation rule for charitable remainder unitrusts that terminate early for purposes of the tax deduction for charitable contributions.
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2015-12-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3686IntroVeterans Care and Reporting Enforcement Act This bill requires the Inspector General (IG) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in the case of an investigation involving patient health and safety relating to VA hospital care or medical services...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR551IntroAffirms that the U.S.-Israel economic partnership has benefitted both countries and is a foundational component of the strong alliance. Recognizes that science and technology innovation present new frontiers for U.S.-Israel economic cooperation, par...
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2015-12-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB427EngrossRegulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) 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 regulatio...
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2015-12-02
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USHB699IntroEmail 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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2015-12-01
Committee Hearings Held.
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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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB1737Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act (Sec. 2) Declares without force or effect Consumer Financial Prot...
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2015-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4104IntroBike to Work Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to include a bicycle sharing system as a mass transit facility for purposes of the tax exclusion of employer-paid commuting expenses. The bill defines "bicycle sharing system" as a p...
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2015-11-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB511Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on September 10, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Amends the National Labor Relations Act to provide that any Indi...
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2015-11-18
Received in the Senate.
USHB3549IntroVA Billing Accountability Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to waive the requirement that a veteran make copayments for medications, hospital care, nursing home care, and medical services if: an error committed by the...
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2015-11-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2096IntroPromotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) extend to all domestic corporations, including S corporations, provisions allowing deferral of tax on gain from the sale of employer securities...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2400IntroSpecial Inspector General for Monitoring the ACA Act of 2015 or the SIGMA Act of 2015 Establishes the Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act to conduct, supervise, and coordinate audits and investigations of th...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2646IntroHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015 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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2911IntroSmall Business Healthcare Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to allow an employer with fewer than 50 employees that does not offer group health insurance coverage to e...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2515IntroAnna Westin Act of 2015 This bill requires the Office on Women's Health of the Department of Health and Human Services to revise, promote, and make freely available the BodyWise Handbook and BodyWorks obesity prevention program. The handbook must inc...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4016IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend the period in which a corporation may carryover excess contributions for purposes of the tax deduction for charitable contributions from 5 to 20 succeeding taxable years.
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2015-11-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3940IntroMeaningful Use Hardship Relief Act of 2015
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2015-11-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3982IntroFamily Cord Blood Banking Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat the cost of private umbilical cord blood or tissue, or placental blood or tissue, banking services as a medical care expense for purposes of the tax deduction for medic...
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2015-11-05
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 st...
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2015-11-04
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 39 - 16.
USHB3917IntroCharitable Automobile Red-Tape Simplification Act of 2015 or the CARS Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax deduction for charitable contributions, to modify the substantiation rules for donations of qualifi...
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2015-11-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2510Intro(Sec. 1) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the additional 50% depreciation allowance, known as bonus depreciation, for depreciable business property (i.e., qualified property) placed in service after December 31, 2014. The ...
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2015-10-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 240.
USHB765IntroRestaurant and Retail Jobs and Growth Ac (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the 15-year recovery period for qualified leasehold improvement property, qualified restaurant property, and qualified retail improvement p...
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2015-10-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 232.
USHB961IntroPermanent Active Financing Exception Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the subpart F foreign personal holding company income exemption for income that is derived in the active conduct of a banking, fina...
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2015-10-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 233.
USHR486IntroRecognizes: (1) the achievements of the players, coaches, fans, and staff whose dedication has helped the Minnesota Lynx win the 2015 Women's National Basketball Association Championship; and (2) the Twin Cities area and Minnesota for supporting wome...
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2015-10-22
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2896IntroTaking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2015 or the TAILOR Act of 2015 This bill directs the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporat...
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2015-10-21
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Prior to Referral.
USHB3732IntroPhilanthropic Enterprise Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt the holdings of a private foundation in any business enterprise that meet specified requirements relating to exclusive ownership, minimum distribution of net o...
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2015-10-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1624Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on September 28, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable...
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2015-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-60.
USHB3326IntroDefend Trade Secrets Act of 2015
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2015-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB2061EngrossEquitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a ...
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2015-09-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR437IntroSupports the designation of Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month. (Pulmonary fibrosis is scarring of the lungs that causes breathing problems.) Expresses continued support for more robust and accelerated research to develop more effective treatments fo...
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2015-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3134EngrossDefund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) 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 t...
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2015-09-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 235.
USHB3568IntroTaxpayer Identity Protection Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the statement reporting wages and other tax information to show an identifying number for the employee (current law requires the employee's social security...
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2015-09-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3539IntroReinvigorating Antibiotic and Diagnostic Innovation Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax credits for 50% of the clinical testing expenses for: (1) infectious disease products that are intended to treat a serious or life...
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2015-09-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3548IntroTransparency Requirements for Agency Conferences and Events Act or the TRACE Act This bill requires the head of a federal agency who is hosting a conference or sending an agency employee to a conference to submit to the relevant congressional committ...
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2015-09-17
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3516IntroSocial Security Beneficiary 2nd Amendment Rights Protection Act This bill amends titles II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) and XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to prohibit any determination by ...
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2015-09-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3338IntroJustice for Former American Hostages in Iran Act of 2015 Establishes in the Treasury the American Hostages in Iran Compensation Fund to: (1) make payments to the Americans held hostage in Iran, and to their families, who are identified as members of ...
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2015-09-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1500IntroThis bill amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 to permit an affected eligible beneficiary who was enrolled in TRICARE Prime as of September 30, 2013, and as of December 25, 2013, resided farther than 100 miles from a mil...
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2015-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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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2015-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB1288IntroWorld War II Merchant Mariner Service Act Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to accept additional documentation for verifying that an individual performed honorable service as a coastwise merchant seaman during the period beginning on Decembe...
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2015-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3268IntroPrevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2015 or the PAST Act This bill amends the Horse Protection Act to establish a new system for inspecting horses for soring, revise penalties for violations of the Act, and modify enforcement procedures. The soring of...
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB3229IntroThis bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the application of Medicare competitive acquisition rates to complex rehabilitative wheelchairs and accessories. (A competitive bidding program has replaced the use of est...
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3381IntroChildhood Cancer STAR Act
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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