US Congress Representative Greg Walden [R]

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USHB4352EngrossFaster Care for Veterans Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to begin an 18-month pilot program in at least three Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISNs) under which veterans use an Internet website to schedule ...
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2016-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB6474IntroTo eliminate the daily newspaper cross-ownership rule of the Federal Communications Commission.
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2016-12-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3381EngrossChildhood Cancer STAR Act Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to permit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support to collect the medical specimens ...
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2016-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB2726EngrossApollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, half-dollar clad, and proof silver coins in recognition and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first manned lan...
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2016-12-06
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHB845PassNational Forest System Trails Stewardship Act (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to publish a national strategy to significantly increase the role of volunteers and partners in trail maintenance. The strategy shall: augme...
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2016-11-28
Became Public Law No: 114-245.
USHB1669IntroJudgment Fund Transparency Act of 2015 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to disclose details after payments are made from the Judgment Fund. The Judgment Fund is a permanent and indefinite appropriation to pay judgments against the Un...
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2016-11-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1192EngrossNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions regarding be...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4365EngrossProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to direct the Drug Enforcement Administration to register an emergency medical services (EMS) agency as an entity authorized to dispense con...
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2016-11-15
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.
USHB6037IntroSam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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.
USHB3299IntroStrengthening Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the program to enhance community and hospital preparedness for public health emergencies to use at least 97% of its funding for award...
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2016-09-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 571.
USHR850IntroRecognizing suicide as a public health problem and expressing support for designation of September as "National Suicide Prevention Month". Expresses support for the designation of National Suicide Prevention Month. Recognizes suicide as a preventable...
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2016-09-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5815IntroResource Management Practices Protection Act of 2016
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5722PassJohn F. Kennedy Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission, which shall: plan, develop, and carry out activities to honor John F. Kennedy on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth; a...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-215. (TXT | PDF)
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
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
USHB5786IntroCommunity Protection and Preparedness Act of 2016
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2016-07-15
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee
USHB805EngrossDOTCOM Act of 2015 Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters Act of 2015 Prohibits the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information from permitting the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's (NTIA...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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
USHB5685IntroFarm Regulatory Certainty Act
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2016-07-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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.
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
USHCR140IntroProviding for a joint session of Congress to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General of the United States regarding the audited financial statement of the executive branch. Requires both chambers of Congress to assemble annually in the Ha...
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2016-07-05
To House Administration Committee
USHB1762PassTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in The Dalles, Oregon, as the "Loren R. Kaufman Memorial Veterans' Clinic". The Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic located at 704 Veterans Driv...
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2016-06-22
Became Public Law No: 114-179. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3826EngrossMount Hood Cooper Spur Land Exchange Clarification Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to revise details of the Cooper Spur-Government Camp land exchange between the United States and Oregon. After the final a...
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2016-06-10
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 515.
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select a VA medical center to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the biological ch...
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2016-05-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 460.
USHB5180IntroFood and Fuel Consumer Protection Act of 2016
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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB5132IntroCrooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior to adjust the eastern boundary of the Whychus-Deschutes Wilderness Study Area in Oregon to exclude approximately 832 acres, as depicted on the map entitled "Why...
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2016-05-12
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5122IntroTo prohibit further action on the proposed rule regarding testing of Medicare part B prescription drug models. This bill prohibits the Department of Health and Human Services from taking any further action on a proposed rule to change how Medicare pa...
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2016-05-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1486IntroTABS Act of 2016 Taking Account of Bureaucrats' Spending Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to eliminate provisions that fund the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) using transfers from the ea...
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2016-05-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 414.
USHB5168IntroChrista McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 350,000 $1 silver coins in commemoration of Christa McAuliffe. The design of the coins shall bear an image of and the na...
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2016-05-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2722PassBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1684EngrossForeign Spill Protection Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to make foreign facilities that are located offshore and outside the boundary of the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) liable for removal costs and damages that ...
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2016-04-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2666EngrossNo Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act t (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from regulating the rates charged for broadband Internet access service. (Sec. 3) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to...
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2016-04-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 431.
USHB4549EngrossTreating Small Airports with Fairness Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct, and provide all necessary staff and equipment for, security screening at any airport that lost commercial air s...
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2016-04-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4938IntroFree File Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to continue to operate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Free File Program. The program must work with state government agencies to enhance and expand the use of the program, wh...
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3932IntroECONOMICS Act Ensuring Continued Operations and No Other Major Incidents, Closures, or Slowdowns Act This bill amends the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 to direct the President to appoint a board of inquiry within 10 days after any of the follo...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4596EngrossSmall Business Broadband Deployment Act (Sec. 2) This bill exempts for five years any small business broadband Internet access service provider with no more than 250,000 subscribers from the enhancements to the transparency rule of the Federal Commun...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4739IntroGreater Sage Grouse Protection and Recovery Act of 2016 This bill delays findings by the Department of the Interior with respect to the greater sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act until September 30, 2026. Additionally, Interior and the Depa...
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2016-03-15
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4715IntroRPM Act of 2016 Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to allow the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls if the vehicle is used solely for competition.
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2016-03-11
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB4695IntroQuality Care for Moms and Babies Act This bill amends part A (General Provisions) of title XI of the Social Security Act to direct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to: identify and publish a recommended core set of maternal and infan...
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2016-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4625IntroFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2016 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary patient registry to monitor, collect, and make available epidemiological information related to cancer...
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2016-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4514IntroCombating BDS Act of 2016 This bill authorizes a state or local government to adopt and enforce measures to divest its assets from, or prohibit investment of its assets in: (1) an entity that such government determines, using credible information ava...
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2016-02-10
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR568IntroHonoring the Portland Timbers as the champions of Major League Soccer in 2015. Honors the Portland Timbers as the champions of Major League Soccer in 2015.
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2015-12-17
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB22PassHire More Heroes Act of 2015 DIVISION A--SURFACE TRANSPORTATION (Sec. 1002) Directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reduce the amount apportioned for a surface transportation program, project, or activity for FY2016 by amounts apportioned o...
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2015-12-04
Became Public Law No: 114-94. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1641IntroFederal Spectrum Incentive Act of 2015 Amends the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to allow federal entities that utilize government station licenses to participate in the incentive auction program under whi...
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2015-12-02
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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