US Congress Representative Joseph Pitts [R]

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USHR604IntroRecognizing the establishment of the Congressional Patriot Award and congratulating the first award recipients, Sam Johnson and John Lewis, for their patriotism and selfless service to the country.
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB1475IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed in ac...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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)
USHB4287IntroWireless Tax Fairness Act of 2015
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHR339IntroCongratulates the people and the government of Mongolia on the 25th anniversary of the first democratic elections in Mongolia. Recognizes Mongolia's role as a global leader for emerging democracies. Acknowledges the shared interest of the U.S. gove...
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2016-01-12
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB4367IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to end the increased Federal funding for Medicaid expansion with respect to inmates.
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2016-01-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4368IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to clarify the treatment of lottery winnings and other lump sum income for purposes of income eligibility under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.
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2016-01-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3831Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on December 10, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Securing Fairness in Regulatory Timing Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social...
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2015-12-18
Became Public Law No: 114-106.
USHR545IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: the Standing Rules of the Senate and debate practices should not be abused to debilitate it and indefinitely block debate or a fair, up or down vote on legislative matters; after the Senate ...
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2015-12-02
To House Rules Committee
USHB639Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on October 26, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug,...
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2015-11-25
Became Public Law No: 114-89.
USHJR72Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Nullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 23, 2015, that requires states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions fro...
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2015-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 267.
USHJR71Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Nullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 23, 2015, that establishes new source performance standards under the...
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2015-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 266.
USHCR97IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that: the President should submit to the Senate for advice and consent the climate change agreement proposed for adoption at the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Co...
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2015-11-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4126IntroGuantanamo Transfer Prevention Act This bill prohibits the President from using Department of Defense (DOD) funds to transfer or release to or within the United States, its territories, or possessions Khalid Sheikh Mohammed or any other detainee who ...
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2015-11-19
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1338Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on October 26, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Dignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (V...
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2015-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR530IntroSupports the goals and ideals of both National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month. Recognizes that every child should have a permanent and loving family. Encourages the people of the United States to consider adoption during the month of Novemb...
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2015-11-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1476IntroNo Taxpayer Bailouts for Unsustainable State and Local Pensions Act This bill prohibits the Secretary of the Treasury and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from providing loans, grants, or other forms of financial assistance to st...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1932IntroThis bill amends the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to prohibit the assessment of penalties against employers for non-willful, unrepeated, or non-serious violations of occupational safety and health standards during the time period fixed ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2407IntroSchool Milk Nutrition Act of 2015 This bill revises the requirements for milk provided by the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and other Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs. The bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB1432IntroAmends the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act to declare that nothing in those Acts shall be construed to preempt a law of any state, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia that prohibits, criminalizes, or creates a civil cau...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHR510IntroExpresses support for the designation of National Pregnancy Center Week and the work of pregnancy care and resource centers. Recognizes the importance of protecting life and assisting women and men in need as they bring children into the world.
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2015-11-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3984IntroFairness for Crime Victims Act of 2015 This bill amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to establish a point of order in the Senate and House of Representatives against any provision in an appropriation measure, amendment, motion, or conference ...
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2015-11-05
To House Budget Committee
USHB3880IntroStopping EPA Overreach Act of 2015
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2015-11-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHR459IntroRecognizes that Christians in the Middle East are victims of genocide, and encourages other nations to recognize the ongoing genocide. Encourages the Administration to offer safety to Christians fleeing genocide by offering them priority in receivin...
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2015-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB597EngrossExport-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015 TITLE I--TAXPAYER PROTECTION PROVISIONS AND INCREASED ACCOUNTABILITY (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to set at $135 billion, for each of FY2015-FY2019, the auth...
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2015-10-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 282.
USHB692Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Default Prevention Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to continue to borrow to pay the pri...
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2015-10-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB702Engross(Sec. 3) Amends 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 ...
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2015-10-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHCR86IntroWelcomes Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, on his official visit to the United States in October 2015. Expresses solidarity with the people of Pakistan in their struggle against terrorism. Reaffirms frien...
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2015-10-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3457EngrossJustice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the President, until Iran has paid each judgment against it, from: limiting the application of specified sanctions on Iran or refraining from applying them; or removing a fo...
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2015-10-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR447IntroCondemns the ongoing sexual violence against women and children from Yezidi, Christian, Shabak, and other religious communities as crimes against humanity. Calls on the Attorney General to investigate and prosecute any U.S. citizens alleged to be pe...
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2015-10-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3573IntroRefugee Resettlement Oversight and Security Act of 2015 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the President, after appropriate consultation with certain congressional committees, to recommend to Congress the number of refuge...
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2015-10-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1266IntroFinancial Product Safety Commission Act of 2015 Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to replace the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as an independent bureau within the Federal Reserve System, with an independent Financial Produc...
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2015-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 35 - 24.
USHB3611IntroExport-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015 This bill amends the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to reduce, for each of FY2015-FY2019, the authorized aggregate amount of loans, guarantees, and insurance the Export-Import Bank may have ou...
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2015-09-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB36EngrossPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit any person from performing or attempting to perform an abortion except in conformity with this Act's requirements. Requires the physician to first determine the ...
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2015-09-22
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S6868)
USHB3134EngrossDefund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill prohibits, for a one-year period, the availability of federal funds for any purpose to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., or any of its affiliates or clinics, unless they certify t...
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2015-09-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 235.
USHB3504Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the federal criminal code to require any health ...
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2015-09-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 236.
USHR422IntroCongratulates the Red Land Little League Team of Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, on its performance at the 69th Little League World Series Championship.
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2015-09-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3444IntroMedicaid and CHIP Territory Fraud Prevention Act
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2015-09-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHCR75IntroDeclares that: the atrocities committed against Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities targeted specifically for religious reasons are crimes against humanity and genocide; each of the Contracting Parties to the United Nations Conve...
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2015-09-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3445IntroThe Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) Accountability Act of 2015 This bill prohibits the U.S. government from selling or transferring to Bahrain specified weapons and crowd control items until the Department of State certifies that Bah...
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2015-09-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR290IntroRecognizes 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 on the President and the Department of State (D...
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2015-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHR352IntroCalls for the designation of a Prisoners of Conscience Day. Requests that the President issue a proclamation recognizing Prisoners of Conscience Day. Encourages Members of Congress to raise individual prisoner of conscience cases in Congress, with ...
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2015-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHR394IntroCondemns Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) for perpetrating crimes against humanity and mass atrocities, and supports efforts by the United States, the African Union (AU), the international community, and governments in central Africa ...
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2015-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHCR49IntroHonors military caregivers of members of the Armed Forces and veterans for their service and sacrifice to the United States. Encourages the people of the United States to show support to military families and the sacrifices endured by those families...
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2015-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3215IntroEnd Trafficking of the Terminated Unborn Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit the use of tissue from an induced abortion for research conducted or supported by the National Institutes of Health on the transplantation...
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR359IntroDeclares that the House of Representatives: (1) disagrees with the Supreme Court's majority opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges and its holdings that the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution requires states to license marriages between same-sex coupl...
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3197IntroProtecting Life and Taxpayers Act of 2015 This bill prohibits federal funding of an entity unless the entity certifies that, during the period of funding, the entity will not perform, and will not provide funds to any other entity that performs, an a...
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2015-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB91Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on June 22, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Veteran's Identification Card Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a vetera...
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2015-07-20
Became Public Law No: 114-31.
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
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
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