US Congress Representative Joseph Pitts [R]

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USHB893EnrollBoys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2015-06-26
Presented to President.
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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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB91EngrossVeteran's Identification Card Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a veteran's identification card to a requesting veteran who is neither entitled to military retired pay nor enrolled in the VA system of patie...
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2015-06-24
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2015-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR337IntroCalls on the U.S. government to implement specified sections of the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002 to: encourage representatives of the government of China and His Holiness the Dalai Lama to hold substantive dialogue to secure a negotiated agreement fo...
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2015-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB160EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on medical device manufacturers and importers. This repeal applies to sales in calendar quarters beginning after the enactment of thi...
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2015-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 125.
USHB2507EngrossIncreasing Regulatory Fairness Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends part C (Medicare+Choice) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Department of Health and Human Services, by regulation and in accordance with certain not...
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2015-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR332IntroCommends the millions of fathers who serve as wonderful, caring parents for their children. Calls on fathers across the United States to use Father's Day to: (1) reconnect and rededicate themselves to their children's lives, (2) spend Father's Day wi...
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2015-06-18
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2802IntroFirst Amendment Defense Act
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2015-06-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2722IntroBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act
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2015-06-10
To House Budget Committee
USHB2331IntroNo Welfare for Weed Act of 2015 This bill amends: (1) the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to exclude marijuana products from items that may be purchased with food stamps; and (2) part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of t...
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2015-06-08
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB2477IntroFinancial Transparency Act of 2015
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2015-06-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2641IntroHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2015
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2015-06-03
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2015-06-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2407IntroSchool Milk Nutrition Act of 2015
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2015-06-02
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3648)
USHB2242IntroWorld Press Freedom Protection Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the President to impose U.S. admissibility sanctions against a foreign person who: is responsible for severe restrictions on the freedom of expression or freedom of the press; or has ...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2456IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure the sharing of data generated from research with the public.
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2455IntroTo amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to precision medicine.
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB6Intro21st Century Cures Act
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 51 - 0.
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.
USHB2567IntroDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal in commemoration of Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Se...
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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
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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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2337IntroTo amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize priority review for breakthrough devices.
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2339IntroThis bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of certain lottery winnings and income received as a lump sum in determining income eligibility. A state, in determining the modified adjusted gross income...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
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.
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.
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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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade 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
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
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
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
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
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