US Congress Representative Joseph Pitts [R]

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USHB2100IntroGirls Count Act of 2015 Authorizes the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development to: (1) support programs that will contribute to improved civil registration and vital statistics systems with a focus on...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6Intro21st Century Cures Act
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 51 - 0.
USHB2507IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish an annual rulemaking schedule for payment rates under Medicare Advantage.
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2015-05-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2567IntroTo posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to each of Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Sean Smith in recognition of their contributions to the Nation.
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2015-05-21
To House Financial Services 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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2015-05-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2242IntroWorld Press Freedom Protection Act of 2015
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2015-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHB91EngrossVeteran's I.D. Card Act (Sec. 2) Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a veteran's identification card to any veteran who requests such card and is neither entitled to military retired pay nor enrolled in the VA system of patient e...
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2015-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2456IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure the sharing of data generated from research with the public.
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2015-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2455IntroTo amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to precision medicine.
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2015-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR269IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: the United States should urge the government of Syria and other parties to the civil war in Syria to implement an immediate cease fire and engage in negotiations to end the bloodshed; the U...
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2015-05-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR13IntroCalls on the Department of State and the Administration to recognize officially the Taliban as a foreign terrorist organization. Requests the Secretary of State to designate the Taliban as a foreign terrorist organization and impose any and all appl...
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2015-05-14
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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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2015-05-14
Received in the Senate.
USHB2338IntroTo amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the development and use of patient experience data to enhance the structured risk-benefit assessment framework, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR46IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that the National Institutes of Health should encourage a global pediatric clinical trial network, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2331IntroNo Welfare for Weed Act of 2015
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2015-05-14
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2340IntroTo amend the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to remove regulatory barriers to the re-exportation of controlled substances among members of the European Economic Area.
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2015-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2337IntroTo amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize priority review for breakthrough devices.
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2015-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2339IntroTo 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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2015-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHJR43Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Congress disapproves the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 20...
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2015-05-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2182IntroCoronado Heights Horseracing Deregulation Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB612IntroNational Right-to-Work Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act to repeal those provisions that permit employers, pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement that is a union security agreement, to require employees to ...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1932IntroTo amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to allow employers a grace period to abate certain occupational health and safety violations before being subject to a penalty under such Act.
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2015-04-22
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1714IntroSugar Reform Act of 2015
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2015-04-20
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Committee
USHB2Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 TITLE I--SGR REPEAL AND MEDICARE PROVIDER PAYMENT MODERNIZATION (Sec...
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2015-04-16
Became Public Law No: 114-10.
USHB1817IntroNo Bonuses for Tax Delinquent IRS Employees Act of 2015 Prohibits the payment of any performance award (including, but not limited to, bonuses, step increases, and time off) to an employee of the Internal Revenue Service who owes an outstanding fede...
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2015-04-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
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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2015-04-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Unanimous Consent .
USHJR44IntroCongress disapproves the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving Section 3(a) of the Human Rights Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-605), signed by the Mayor of the District on January 25, 2015, and transmitted on March 6, 2015, to C...
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2015-04-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1752IntroAmends the Internal Revenue Code to treat membership in a tax-exempt health care sharing ministry as coverage under a high deductible health plan for purposes of the tax deduction for contributions to a health savings account.
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2015-04-13
To House Ways And Means 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, in regards to the Korean War: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed ...
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2015-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1112IntroReciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of State to submit an annual, publicly-available report to Congress containing: (1) an assessment of the level of access Chinese authorities granted U.S. diplomats, journalists, and touri...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1470IntroSGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to: (1) remove sustainable growth rate (SGR) methodology from the determination of annual conversion factors in the fo...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1323IntroShahbaz Bhatti International Religious Freedom Act of 2015 Amends the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to include violations of religious freedom by non-state actors in the annual Department of State report to Congress on international re...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations 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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2015-03-19
To House Financial Services Committee
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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2015-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB639EngrossImproving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to delay the effective date of approval of a drug, biological product, or animal drug...
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2015-03-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHCR17IntroDeclares that Congress should not impose any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge relating to the public performance of sound recordings on a local radio station for broadcasting sound recordings over-the-air, or on any business for suc...
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2015-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB624IntroGlobal Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Directs the President to impose U.S. entry and property sanctions against any foreign person (or entity) who: is responsible for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of intern...
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2015-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB825IntroUnited States-Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act This bill states that among the principal U.S. trade negotiating objectives for trade agreements with foreign countries regarding commercial partnerships are to: discourage actions by potent...
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2015-03-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB824IntroState Marriage Defense Act of 2015 Prohibits, in determining the meaning of any Act of Congress or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of U.S. administrative bureaus and agencies as applied with respect to individuals domiciled in a state or...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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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2015-03-11
To House Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Committee
USHB431Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the present...
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2015-03-07
Became Public Law No: 114-5.
USHB969IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 Includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agents while i...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB1212IntroInternet Freedom Act Nullifies the rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on February 26, 2015, relating to the reclassification of broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service. Prohibits the FCC from reiss...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHCR23IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of the three civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama.
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2015-03-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E314)
USHB1299IntroChild Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2015 Prohibits the federal government, and any state that receives federal funding for any program that provides child welfare services under part B (Child and Family Services) or part E (Foster Care and Adopti...
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2015-03-04
To House Ways And Means 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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2015-03-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1085IntroAmends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal the establishment of, and appropriation of funds to, the Prevention and Public Health Fund (a fund to provide for expanded and sustained national investment in prevention and public heal...
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2015-02-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB903IntroHealth Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2015 Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to notify an individual within two business days after discovery of any breach of security of any system maintained by a health care exchange e...
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB940IntroHealth Care Conscience Rights Act
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR32IntroConstitutional Amendment Marriage Protection Amendment Defines marriage in the United States as consisting only of the union of a man and a woman. Prohibits either the U.S. Constitution or the constitution of any state from being construed to req...
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2015-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
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