US Congress Representative Joe Wilson [R]

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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
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2016-07-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment of this Act, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Board) and of the ...
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2016-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 536.
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 in...
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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
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
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 .
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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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB921IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2015 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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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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 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. Specific...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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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2016-07-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB985IntroConcrete 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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2016-07-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 519.
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.
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5598IntroPlymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016
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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.
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
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
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
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
USHB5351IntroTo prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This bill prohibits U.S. agency funds from being used until the earlier of the enactment date of an Act authorizing FY2017 appropriations for mi...
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2016-05-26
To House Armed Services 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.
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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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 13.
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 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 for Inter...
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2016-05-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5047IntroProtecting Veterans' Educational Choice Act of 2016 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 Forces wi...
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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB5166IntroWINGMAN 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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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial 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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2016-05-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2494EngrossGlobal 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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2016-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 459.
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.
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.
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.
USHB1206EngrossNo Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits any federal officer or employee from hiring any Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employees until the IRS submits to Congress either: (1) a written certification that the IRS does not empl...
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2016-04-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 434.
USHB4293IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to modify requirements related to fiduciaries and the provision of investment advice for employer-sponsored retirement plans. It ...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 391.
USHB4294IntroSAVERS Act of 2015 Strengthening Access to Valuable Education and Retirement Support 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 fiduciary to a ...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 392.
USHR674IntroRecognizing linemen, the profession of linemen, the contributions of these brave men and women who protect public safety, and expressing support for the designation of April 18, 2016, as National Lineman Appreciation Day. Recognizes the efforts of li...
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2016-04-15
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power 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
USHB4848IntroHIP Act Healthy Inpatient Procedures Act of 2016
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2016-03-30
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2016-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Committee
USHB4828IntroConscience Protection Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to codify the prohibition against the federal government and state and local governments that receive federal financial assistance for health-related activities penalizi...
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2016-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1671IntroGovernment Neutrality in Contracting Act (Sec. 3) This bill 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 agreemen...
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2016-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 357.
USHB3566IntroTo prohibit an alien who is not in a lawful immigration status in the United States from being eligible for postsecondary education benefits that are not available to all citizens and nationals of the United States. Amends the Illegal Immigration Ref...
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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
USHCR75EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress that those who commit or support atrocities against Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities, including Yezidis, Turkmen, Sabea-Mandeans, Kaka'e, and Kurds, and who target them specifically for ethnic or r...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR645IntroExpressing the sense of the House that individuals captured by the United States for supporting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant should be detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Expresses the sense of the House of Repr...
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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 includ...
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2016-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4534IntroPOSTURE Act Protecting Our Security Through Utilizing Right-Sized End-Strength Act of 2016 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 land force...
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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 reso...
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2016-02-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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