US Congress Representative Joe Wilson [R]

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USHB2726IntroApollo 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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2016-12-05
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHB5047EngrossProtecting Veterans' Educational Choice Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill requires Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) counselors who provide specified educational or vocational counseling services to provide a requesting veteran or member of the Armed ...
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2016-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB5166EngrossWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide an accredited, permanent congressional employee with read-only remote access to the electronic Veterans ...
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2016-11-30
Received in the Senate.
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
USHB6094EngrossRegulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act (Sec. 2) 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 inc...
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2016-11-15
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 662.
USHB985EngrossConcrete 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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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB6123IntroTo congressionally designate the museum to preserve the stories, knowledge, and history of the Medal of Honor to be constructed in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, as the National Medal of Honor Museum. This bill designates the Medal of Honor Museum, ...
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2016-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB1475PassKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., to construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The wall shall include a...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-230.
USHB2494PassGlobal Anti-Poaching Act This bill addresses the illegal trade in endangered and threatened wildlife and their related parts and products. (Sec 3) The Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-231.
USHB3664IntroPromoting Good Cyber Hygiene Act of 2015 This bill requires the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to establish for the federal government, the private sector, and any individual or organization a list of voluntary best practices f...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB4860IntroUnited States - Israel Cybersecurity Cooperation Act This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a joint United States-Israel Cybersecurity Center of Excellence based in the United States and Israel to leverage the exp...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHR920IntroCalling for revisions to the existing rules of engagement under Operation Resolute Support in Afghanistan. Urges the President to: (1) revise the existing rules of engagement in Afghanistan and provide commanders the ability to target the Taliban out...
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2016-09-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3693IntroIRGC Terrorist Sanctions Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to report to Congress on: whether Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) meets the requirements for designation as a terrorist entity, whether an entity wh...
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2016-09-27
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB5963EngrossSupporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act of 2016
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2016-09-27
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 649.
USHB5931EngrossProhibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act (Sec. 3) This bill declares that it shall be U.S. policy not to pay ransom or release prisoners for the purpose of securing the release of U.S. citizens taken hostage abroad. (Sec. 4) The U.S. government...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2189IntroWalter Patterson and Werner Foerster Justice and Extradition Act Directs the President to report annually to Congress regarding: (1) the number of fugitives and others residing in other countries for whom the United States is seeking extradition or r...
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2016-09-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 4 - 1 .
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.
USHB6068IntroTo prohibit funding for the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization in the event the United Nations Security Council adopts a resolution prohibiting activities counter to the object and purpose of the Treaty....
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2016-09-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4843EngrossInfant Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the national clearinghouse for information relating to child abuse, ...
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2016-09-19
Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
USHB5999IntroGlobal War on Terrorism War Memorial Act This bill allows the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to establish the National Global War on Terrorism Memorial as a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate and h...
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2016-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB5351EngrossTo prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Sec. 1) This bill prohibits U.S. agency funds from being used until the earlier of the enactment date of an Act authorizing FY2017 appropriatio...
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2016-09-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB5587EngrossStrengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act This bill reauthorizes through FY2022 the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, divides career and technical education (CTE) students into CTE concentrators a...
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2016-09-14
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
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.
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.
USHB4298IntroVietnam Helicopter Crew Memorial Act This bill directs the Department of the Army to place in Arlington National Cemetery a memorial honoring helicopter pilots and crew members who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam era.
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2016-09-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR848IntroCalling for the maintenance of effective trade remedies for United States manufacturers and producers by ensuring that any foreign country designated as a nonmarket economy country under the Tariff Act of 1930 retain this status until it demonstrates...
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2016-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB5942IntroDialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act of 2016 Dialysis Patient Access To Integrated-care, Empowerment, Nephrologists, Treatment, and Services Demonstration Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a de...
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2016-09-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR817IntroExpressing continued support for the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom and urging commencement of negotiations for the development of a North Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (NATIP) between the United Sta...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Committee
USHB5654IntroStop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act This bill prohibits a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving grants under certain Economic Development Assistance Programs and the Community Development Block Grant Program. A sanctuary jurisdiction is a state or po...
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5646IntroSarah's Law This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the detention of an alien: (1) who was not inspected and admitted into the United States, who held a revoked nonimmigrant visa (or other nonimmigrant admission document), or ...
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2016-07-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR290IntroCalling for the global repeal of blasphemy laws. Recognizes that blasphemy laws position governments as arbiters of truth or religious rightness as they empower officials to enforce particular religious views against individuals and minorities. Calls...
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2016-07-14
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
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.
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
USHR374IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of Singaporean independence and reaffirming Singapore's close partnership with the United States. Affirms the importance of the U.S.-Singapore strategic partnership in securing regional peace and stability. Applauds S...
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2016-07-12
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3178EngrossStrengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title I (General Provisions) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify consumer information disclosure requirements related to college costs and student characteristics....
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR806IntroExpressing condolences for the killing of the British Member of Parliament (MP) Jo Cox. Condemns the killing of British Member of Parliament Jo Cox on June 16, 2016, and acts of terrorism.
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2016-07-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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
USHB5598IntroPlymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to issue up to 100,000 $5 gold coins, 500,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the landing and settlement of P...
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHJR88VetoDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to the definition of the term "Fiduciary". This joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the te...
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2016-06-22
Motion to refer the bill and accompanying veto message to the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
USHJR95IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, an...
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2016-06-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5457IntroTo redesignate Gravelly Point Park, located along the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Arlington County, Virginia, as the Nancy Reagan Memorial Park, and for other purposes. This bill redesignates as the "Nancy Reagan Memorial Park" the Gravelly...
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2016-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB5426IntroJustice for Servicemembers Act of 2016 This bill amends the Uniformed Services Employment Rights Act of 1994 to: (1) consider procedural protections or provisions under such Act concerning employment and reemployment rights of members of the uniforme...
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2016-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHCR89EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy. Expresses the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses and is not in the best interest of the Un...
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2016-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4087IntroFair Treatment for Families of Veterans Act This bill revises the effective date for reductions or discontinuances of Department of Veterans Affairs compensation, dependency and indemnity compensation, and pensions by reason of marriage, remarriage, ...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 8.
USHB5224IntroCriminal Alien Deportation Enforcement Act of 2016 This bill amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to prohibit financial assistance to a foreign country that refuses or unreasonably delays the acceptance of an alien who: (1) is a citizen, subject...
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2016-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1150EngrossFrank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA) to state in the congressional findings that the freedom of thought and religion is understood to protect theistic and n...
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2016-05-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4980IntroFirearm Due Process Protection Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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