US Congress Representative Joe Wilson [R]

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USHR348IntroSupports the right of the people of Ukraine to freely elect their government and determine their future. Urges the Administration to expedite assistance to Ukraine to facilitate the political, economic, and social reforms necessary for elections tha...
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2015-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR346IntroCondemns: (1) the Assad regime for its atrocities against the Syrian people, including its weaponized use of chlorine; and (2) the use of any toxic chemical, including chlorine, as a weapon in Syria. Maintains that: (1) those who have engaged in suc...
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2015-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB2131Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates the federal building and U.S. courthouse located at 83 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina, as the "J. Waties Waring Judici...
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2015-08-07
Became Public Law No: 114-48.
USHB1073IntroCritical Infrastructure Protection Act or CIPA Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) include EM threats in national planning scenarios; and (2) conduct a campaign to proactively educate...
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2015-08-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 181.
USHB427EngrossRegulations 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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2015-07-29
Received in the Senate.
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. Any such order must provide for the establishment of a Conc...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1210IntroPortfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act to create a safe harbor from lawsuit for creditors that are depository institutions for any failure to comply with certain requirements with respect to a residential...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 38 - 18.
USHB2922IntroAdoptive Family Relief Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to declare that, if an immigrant visa was issued on or after March 27, 2013, for a child who has been lawfully adopted, or who is coming to the United States to be adopt...
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3014IntroMedical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2015 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow a physician to transport controlled substances to another practice setting or disaster area if the physician is registered to dispense, o...
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3324IntroFair Opportunities for American Manufacturers Act
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2015-07-29
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3222IntroEmployee Rights Act
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2015-07-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR383IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the July 16, 2015, attack upon members of the Armed Forces at the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center and the Armed Forces Career Center in Chattanooga, Tenness...
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2015-07-27
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB272IntroMedal of Honor Priority Care Act Increases, from third to first, the priority for enrollment in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system given to medal of honor recipients, regardless of the date on which the medal is awarded. Makes...
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2015-07-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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.
USHB3016IntroVA Provider Equity Act This bill includes podiatrists within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) definition of physician, and increases their pay grade to match other VA physician compensation.
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2015-07-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB3160IntroFoster Youth Independence Act of 2015
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2015-07-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3118IntroTo eliminate the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection by repealing title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, commonly known as the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010.
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2015-07-20
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2722EngrossBreast 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 7...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR367IntroExpresses disapproval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed to by the P5+1 and Iran on July 14, 2015. Reaffirms the commitment of the House of Representatives to: (1) prevent Iran from ever acquiring a nuclear weapons capability, and (2) ...
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2015-07-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR62IntroIt is the sense of Congress that: (1) the U.S. government should officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and (2) the U.S. embassy in Israel should be located in Jerusalem.
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2015-07-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB702IntroAmends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to repeal authority to restrict the export of: (1) coal, petroleum products, natural gas, or petrochemical feedstocks; and (2) supplies of materials or equipment necessary to maintain or further explorati...
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2015-07-09
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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2015-07-09
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 .
USHB2646IntroHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4963)
USHB893Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on June 23, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 5...
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2015-07-06
Became Public Law No: 114-30.
USHB2494IntroGlobal Anti-Poaching Act
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2015-06-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2937IntroCuban Military Transparency Act This bill prohibits a U.S. person from engaging in any financial transaction with or transfer of funds to: the Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba or the Ministry of the Interior of Cuba (or any of the...
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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
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.
USHCR57IntroExpresses support for National Men's Health Week.
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2015-06-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2315IntroMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 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 than: (1) the state...
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2015-06-17
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 4.
USHB2812IntroTax Free Health Insurance Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an individual taxpayer a deduction from gross income of insurance premiums paid for the health care coverage of the taxpayer and the taxpayer's spouse and dependents. Mak...
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2015-06-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2802IntroFirst Amendment Defense Act Prohibits the federal government from taking discriminatory action against a person on the basis that such person believes or acts in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction that: (1) marriage is or should b...
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2015-06-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2588IntroBetter Agriculture Resources Now Act or the BARN Act Revises the H-2A nonimmigrant agricultural worker visa program, including with respect to: (1) agricultural labor and services, (2) application requirements, (3) wages, (4) period of authorized non...
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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)
USHB2653IntroAmerican Health Care Reform Act of 2015
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2015-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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
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
USHB2708IntroRequires the Director of National Intelligence to carry out a study and report findings to Congress regarding appropriate standards to measure the damage of cyber incidents for purposes of determining the response to such incidents, including a metho...
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2015-06-09
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB2383IntroNutritious Options for Meals Act of 2015 This bill amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to apply nutritional standards for the Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) to...
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2015-06-08
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB2477IntroFinancial Transparency Act of 2015
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2015-06-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2650IntroRestoring Equity, Saving Coverage, and Undoing Errors Act of 2015 or the RESCUE America's Health Care Act of 2015 This bill applies only: (1) if the Supreme Court determines that the premium tax credit under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2300IntroEmpowering Patients First Act of 2015
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2015-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2259IntroProtect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer of firearms to ship to the spouse of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty outside the Unite...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2111IntroWasteful EPA Programs Elimination Act of 2015
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2015-05-27
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHJR56IntroStates that Congress favors the proposed Agreement for Cooperation Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of China Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy transmitted to Congress by the President on April 21, 201...
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2015-05-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR235IntroExpresses deepest condolences to and solidarity with the people of Nepal following the devastating earthquake on April 25, 2015. Supports the Administration's efforts to coordinate an immediate U.S. humanitarian response. Commends the efforts and h...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2567IntroDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal in commemoration of Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Se...
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2015-05-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2514IntroHelping Veterans Save for Health Care Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide that a veteran receiving hospital care or medical services for a service-connected disabililty is not disqualified from participating in or contributing to...
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2015-05-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
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