US Congress Representative Lynn Westmoreland [R]

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USHB3094IntroGulf States Red Snapper Management Authority Act This bill amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to direct the Department of Commerce to establish a Gulf States Red Snapper Management Authority (GSRSMA) that consists of ...
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2016-12-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 664.
USHB5143EngrossTransparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill specifies U.S. objectives regarding international insurance standards. (Sec. 4) The United States may not agree to, accept, establish, enter into, or consent to the adoption of a final in...
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2016-12-08
Received in the Senate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
USHB6271IntroForeign Service Optimization Act of 2016
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2016-09-28
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB5625EngrossModernizing Government Travel Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the General Services Administration (GSA) to prescribe regulations to provide for the reimbursement of federal employees traveling on official business for the use of a transportation netw...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5612EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2886 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta, Georgia, as the "Marine Lance Corporal Squire 'Skip' Wells Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service...
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2016-09-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4816IntroSmall Public Housing Agency Opportunity Act of 2016 This bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to subject a small public housing agency (PHA) to the same requirements as a PHA. A small PHA is a PHA for which the sum of the number of publi...
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2016-09-21
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Prior to Referral.
USHB1309IntroSystemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to authorize the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) to subject a bank holding company to enhanced supe...
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2016-09-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 584.
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.
USHB3480EngrossFort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act (Sec. 2) This bill expands the boundary of the Fort Frederica National Monument on Saint Simon Island, Georgia, and increases the maximum number of acres that may be included in the monument fro...
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2016-09-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4747PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6691 Church Street in Riverdale, Georgia, as the "Major Gregory E. Barney Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6691 Chur...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-206. (TXT | PDF)
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
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
USHCR142EngrossSupporting the bid of Los Angeles, California, to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic Games back to the United States and pledging the cooperation of Congress with respect to that bid. Advises the International Olympic Committee that the United States woul...
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2016-07-15
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1560EngrossNational Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015 Protecting Cyber Networks Act Short Titles as Reported to House: Protecting Cyber Networks Act TITLE I--PROTECTING CYBER NETWORKS ACT Protecting Cyber Networks Act (Sec. 102) Amends the Natio...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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.
USHB4768EngrossSeparation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016 This bill modifies the scope of judicial review of agency actions to authorize courts reviewing agency actions to decide de novo (without giving deference to the agency's interpretation) all relevant quest...
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2016-07-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a bid ceiling for durable medical equipment (such as wheelchairs) under Medicare's competitive acquisiti...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
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
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
USHB3274PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4567 Rockbridge Road in Pine Lake, Georgia, as the "Francis Manuel Ortega Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4567 Rockbridge Ro...
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2016-06-13
Became Public Law No: 114-172. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5455IntroProtecting Consumer Financial Information Act This bill amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to limit the authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), in conducting any required monitoring or assessment, to gather inf...
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2016-06-10
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5220IntroCyber Act of War Act of 2016 This bill directs the President to: (1) develop a policy for determining when an action carried out in cyberspace constitutes a use of force against the United States, and (2) revise the Department of Defense Law of War M...
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2016-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Committee
USHB2121EngrossSAFE Transitional Licensing Act of 2015 (Sec. 1) This bill amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 (Act) to state that, upon employment by a state-licensed mortgage company, an individual who is a registered loan originator shall be deemed...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5292IntroAir Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB4894IntroTo repeal title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to repeal Title II (Orderly Liquidation Authority), concerning the bankruptcy...
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2016-05-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 444.
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.
USHB4980IntroFirearm Due Process Protection Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4956IntroEnd Executive Overreach Act This bill prohibits, until January 21, 2017, the use of federal funds, fees, or resources to implement an executive order issued on or after the enactment of this bill. The bill prohibits any agency, until such date, from ...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB5090IntroTo ensure that air transportation between the United States and the European Union complies with the intent of article 17 bis of the United States-European Union-Norway-Iceland Air Transport Agreement of June 21, 2011. This bill bars the Department o...
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2016-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB4869IntroComprehensive Strategy to Destroy ISIL Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Defense and the Department of State to jointly develop and submit to Congress a strategy to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and its affilia...
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2016-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Committee
USHB5137IntroMoving to Work Reform and Expansion Act of 2016 This bill amends the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996 to revise the public housing/section 8 (rental voucher) Moving t...
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2016-04-29
To House Financial Services Committee
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.
USHB414IntroBurdensome Data Collection Relief Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to repeal the requirement that the Securities and Exchange Commission amend certain federal regulations about executive comp...
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2016-04-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 384.
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
USHB2551IntroVeterans' Entry to Apprenticeship Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat a pre-apprenticeship program as a program of apprenticeship, for purposes of providing educational assistance: (1) if such pre-apprenticeship program...
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2016-04-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4924IntroPrenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2016 This bill imposes criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly or knowingly attempts to: (1) perform an abortion knowing that the abortion is sought based on the sex, gender, color or race of the child, o...
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2016-04-13
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4760IntroBlue Lives Matter Act of 2016
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3674IntroLabor Statistics Improvement Act Establishes an independent Commission to Improve Labor Statistics. Directs the Commission to: examine and assess the process by which the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor collects, processes, anal...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions 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
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.
USHB3371EngrossKennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill modifies the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Georgia to include approximately eight acres identified as Wallis House and Har...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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
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
USHJR85IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States requiring that the Federal budget be balanced. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for tha...
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2016-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2406EngrossSHARE Act Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act This bill revises a variety of existing programs to expand access to, and opportunities for, hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting. Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Prot...
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2016-03-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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