US Congress Representative Joseph Pitts [R]

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USHB5708EngrossNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2016
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2016-09-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6131IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit human-animal chimeras.
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2016-09-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (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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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR220IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority an...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5294IntroStudent Privacy Protection and Safety Act of 2016 This bill invalidates the Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students, dated May 13, 2016, that was issued by the Department of Justice and the Department of Education to provide guidance to schools...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
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.
USHCR152IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the United States and the international community should support the Republic of Iraq and its people to recognize a province in the Nineveh Plain region, consistent with lawful expressions of self-determination b...
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2016-09-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5961IntroIraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2016
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2016-09-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1231-1232)
USHR660IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to support the territorial integrity of Georgia. Supports the U.S. Stimson Doctrine to not recognize territorial changes effected by force, and affirms that this policy should continue to guide U.S...
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2016-09-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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
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 .
USHR780IntroUrging respect for the constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the democratic transition of power in 2016. The United States should impose sanctions on government officials of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) who impede prog...
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5317EngrossTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Abie Abraham VA Clinic". (Sec. 2) This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Townshi...
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2016-06-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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
USHB433PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 523 East Railroad Street in Knox, Pennsylvania, as the "Specialist Ross A. McGinnis Memorial Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at...
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2016-06-13
Became Public Law No: 114-167. (TXT | PDF)
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
USHJR91IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights. This joint resolution states that: the liberty of parents to direct the education of their children is a fundamental right; neither the United States nor any...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5180IntroFood and Fuel Consumer Protection Act of 2016
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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHR717IntroRecognizing the importance of cancer research and the contributions of scientists, clinicians, cancer survivors and other patient advocates across the United States who are dedicated to finding a cure for cancer, and supporting the designation of May...
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2016-05-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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. (TXT | PDF)
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
USHB4851IntroElectronic Warfare Capabilities Enhancement Act of 2016 This bill permits the use of appropriations authorized for electromagnetic spectrum warfare systems and electronic warfare in order to develop and field electromagnetic spectrum warfare systems ...
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2016-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities 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
USHB4717IntroMARTLAND Act Mandating America's Responsibility To Limit Abuse, Negligence and Depravity Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy that human rights violations, including child abuse, shall not be conducted or condoned on any U.S. military installa...
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2016-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB4725IntroCommon Sense Savings Act of 2016
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2016-03-15
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 19.
USHCR121EngrossExpressing the sense of the Congress condemning the gross violations of international law amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity by the Government of Syria, its allies, and other parties to the conflict in Syria, and asking the President...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USHB4730IntroUnauthorized Spending Accountability Act This bill establishes a three-year reauthorization, rescission, and termination schedule for unauthorized programs funded through the annual appropriations process. The schedule applies to programs included in...
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2016-03-14
To House Budget Committee
USHCR118IntroRecognizing the soldiers of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment of the United States Army Reserve, who were killed or wounded in their barracks by an Iraqi SCUD missile attack in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Deser...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB4532IntroSafe Harbor for Reporting Violent Behavior Act of 2016 This bill makes an employer immune from civil liability for reporting to a potential future employer an employee or former employee’s violent or threatening behavior. The report must be mad...
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2016-02-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4625IntroFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2016 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary patient registry to monitor, collect, and make available epidemiological information related to cancer...
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2016-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4559IntroUnited States Commission on the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Act of 2016 This bill establishes the United States Commission on the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to investigate and address any practices on the p...
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2016-02-19
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
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. Commemorates Representatives Sam Johnson and John Le...
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB4038EngrossAmerican SAFE Act of 2015 American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires that, in addition to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) screening, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shall take all actions nec...
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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)
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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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4287IntroWireless Tax Fairness Act of 2015 This bill prohibits states or local governments from imposing any new discriminatory tax on or with respect to mobile services, mobile service providers, or mobile service property for five years after the enactment ...
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHR339IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the 25th anniversary of democracy in Mongolia. Congratulates the people and the government of Mongolia on the 25th anniversary of the first democratic elections in Mongolia. Recognizes Mo...
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2016-01-12
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB3831PassSecuring Fairness in Regulatory Timing Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to extend from 45 days to 60 days the annual notice period for the announcement of payment rates under Medicare Advantage (...
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2015-12-18
Became Public Law No: 114-106. (TXT | PDF)
USHR571IntroEstablishing the Select Committee on Oversight of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Establishes in the House of Representatives the Select Committee on Oversight of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to conduct comprehensive oversight and i...
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2015-12-17
To House Rules Committee
USHR545IntroCalling for an end to the abuse of the Standing Rules of the Senate and to improve the debate and consideration of legislative matters. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: the Standing Rules of the Senate and debate practices sh...
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2015-12-02
To House Rules Committee
USHB639PassImproving 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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2015-11-25
Became Public Law No: 114-89. (TXT | PDF)
USHJR71IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructe...
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2015-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 266.
USHJR72IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Gen...
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2015-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 267.
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
USHCR97IntroExpressing 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 Con...
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2015-11-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1338EngrossDignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department 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 co...
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2015-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR530IntroExpressing support for the goals of "National Adoption Day" and "National Adoption Month" by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging the peop...
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2015-11-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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