US Congress Representative Joe Wilson [R]

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USHB2722Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 15, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint an...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148.
USHB699EngrossEmail 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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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB2494EngrossGlobal Anti-Poaching Act
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2016-04-28
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHJR88Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the term &...
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2016-04-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1206Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 18, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits any federal officer or employee from hiring any ...
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2016-04-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 434.
USHB1150IntroFrank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act of 2015 Amends the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA) to locate the Office on International Religious Freedom in the Office of the Secretary of State. Directs the Ambassador at Large ...
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2016-04-20
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4293IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to define "investment advice," as it relates to fiduciary duties under such Act, as a recommendation that relates to: (...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 391.
USHB4294IntroStrengthening Access to Valuable Education and Retirement Support Act of 2015 or the SAVERS Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the tax on prohibited transactions: (1) the provision of investment advice by a fiduciar...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 392.
USHJR87IntroThis joint resolution disapproves the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to "Interpretation of the 'Advice' Exemption in Section 203(c) of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act." The joint resolution declares that such rul...
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2016-04-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4938IntroFree File Act of 2016
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means 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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2016-04-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1486IntroTaking Account of Bureaucrats' Spending Act of 2015 or the TABS Act of 2015 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 earn...
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2016-04-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 20.
USHR674IntroRecognizes the efforts of linemen in keeping the electrical power on and protecting public safety. Expresses support for the designation of National Lineman Appreciation Day.
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2016-04-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1671Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Government Neutrality in Contracting Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the head of any federal agency that awards or obli...
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2016-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 357.
USHB3566IntroAmends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to prohibit an alien who is not in a lawful immigration status from being eligible for any postsecondary education benefit unless every citizen and national of this countr...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4022IntroNational Labor Relations Board Reform Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act to revise requirements with respect to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), and the process for appellate review. Increas...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4870IntroPromise Zone Job Creation Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to direct the Departments of Housing and Urban Development and Agriculture, acting jointly, to designate, before January 1, 2017, not more than 20 areas as Promise Zones...
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2016-03-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4773IntroProtecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act This bill declares that the proposed or the final rule of the Department of Labor entitled "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Com...
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2016-03-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR75EngrossDeclares that: the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against Christians, Yezidis, and other religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria constitute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide; all...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR645IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has declared war on the United States; the Armed Forces are currently engaged in combat operations against ISIL; the United States has capt...
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2016-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4640IntroVeteran Suicide Prevention Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to complete a publicly available review of the deaths of all covered veterans who died by suicide during the preceding five-year period. Such review shall inclu...
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2016-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4534IntroProtecting Our Security Through Utilizing Right-Sized End-Strength Act of 2016 or the POSTURE Act This bill expresses the sense of Congress that given the uncertain world and the need for trained and ready U.S. land force, the planned drawdown of lan...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB4502IntroPullman Act This bill amends the federal judicial code to allow federal district courts, when a civil action involves a challenge to an unsettled and ambiguous question of state law on federal constitutional grounds, to: stay the action, pending re...
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2016-02-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died i...
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2016-02-25
Received in the Senate.
USHCR78IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the President should apply economic sanctions to Chinese businesses and state-owned enterprises as a result of documented Chinese cyberattacks against U.S. entities in order to punish and deter such actions and st...
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHR469IntroCalls on North Atlantic Treaty Organization member countries to meet or exceed: (1) the 2% gross domestic product commitment to defense spending, and (2) the 20% commitment to defense expenditures on major equipment spending.
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR500IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) Israel has the right to defend itself against Iranian hostility, and (2) the House supports Israel's efforts to maintain its sovereignty.
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa 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 ...
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Committee
USHB4537IntroResist Executive Amnesty on Defense Installations Act or the READI Act This bill prohibits the use of a military installation to house any alien unlawfully present in the United States.
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2016-02-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3016EngrossVeterans Employment, Education, and Healthcare Improvement Act TITLE I--VETERANS HEALTH CARE (Sec. 101) This bill includes podiatrists within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) definition of physician, and increases their pay grade to match oth...
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2016-02-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4461IntroFederal Employee Rights Act This bill repeals current authority allowing the deduction of labor organization dues from employee pay and prohibits federal agencies, including executive, legislative, and judicial agencies, the U.S. Postal Service, the...
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2016-02-04
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3662Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the President from removing certain foreign financial ...
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2016-02-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4321IntroSeparation of Powers Restoration and Second Amendment Protection Act This bill expresses the sense of Congress that any executive order, memoranda, proclamation, or signing statement issued by the President that infringes on the powers and duties of...
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2016-02-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3750EngrossFirst Responders Passport Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Passport Act of June 4, 1920 to waive passport fees for an individual who is operating under a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with the U.S. government, including a volunte...
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2016-02-01
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHB4038Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015 or the American SAFE Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires that...
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2016-01-20
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 43. Record Vote Number: 4. (consideration: CR S111; text: CR S111)
USHR559IntroDisapproving of Executive Order 13688 (regarding Federal support for local law enforcement equipment acquisition) issued by President Obama on January 16, 2015.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4381IntroServicemember Retirement Improvement Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow members of the Ready Reserve of a reserve component of the Armed Forces to make the maximum allowable contribution ($18,000 in 2016) to their Thrift Savings...
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2016-01-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR374IntroCongratulates the people of Singapore as they celebrate 50 years of independence and nation-building. Reaffirms the close partnership between the United States and Singapore.
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2016-01-12
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB4348IntroDC Personal Protection Reciprocity Act This bill declares that the prohibitions of the District of Columbia Official Code against carrying a pistol within the District either openly or concealed without a license under D.C. law shall not apply to an ...
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2016-01-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB451IntroSafe and Secure Federal Websites Act of 2015 This bill establishes security and privacy requirements for new federal websites that collect personally identifiable information (PII) (i.e., information that can be used to distinguish or trace the ident...
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2016-01-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 293.
USHB4333IntroZero Tolerance for Terror Act This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control should be fully funded to ensure strict sanctions enforcement against Iran in the areas of ballistic mis...
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2016-01-06
To House Rules Committee
USHB4262IntroTransparency and Accountability of Failed Exchanges Act
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2015-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHCR105IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the Paris Agreement on climate change, adopted in December 2015, should not be signed, ratified, acceded to, or adopted by the United States.
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2015-12-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR571IntroEstablishes in the House of Representatives the Select Committee on Oversight of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to conduct comprehensive oversight and investigate compliance of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and issue annual r...
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2015-12-17
To House Rules 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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2015-12-09
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2205IntroData Security Act of 2015 Requires individuals, corporations, or other non-government entities that access, maintain, communicate, or handle sensitive financial account information or nonpublic personal information to implement an information securit...
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2015-12-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 46 - 9.
USHB4032IntroStates' Right of Refugee Refusal Act of 2015 This bill prohibits the Office of Refugee Resettlement or the federal agency administering refugee resettlement from resettling or coordinating placement of any refugee in a state whose government has comm...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4078IntroGive States a Chance Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the governor of any state in which it is proposed to place or resettle as a refugee an alien meeting certain criteria to refuse such placement or resettlement if the governor: has not properly b...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR553IntroUrges the President and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), as a condition for approval of additional U.S. funding for the IAEA, to submit to Congress the text of all side agreements entered into between the IAEA and Iran with respect to t...
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2015-12-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4177IntroStop Foreign Donations Affecting Our Elections Act This bill amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit political committees from accepting any Internet credit card contribution unless: the individual or entity making the contribut...
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2015-12-03
To House Administration Committee
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