US Congress Representative Joseph Pitts [R]

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USHB2722Enroll(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July15, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and...
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2016-04-29
Signed by President.
USHJR91IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.
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2016-04-26
To House Judiciary 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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2016-04-20
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4924IntroPrenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2016
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2016-04-13
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4828IntroConscience Protection Act of 2016
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2016-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Health 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.
USHCR75EngrossDeclares that: the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against Christians, Yezidis, and other religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria constitute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide; all...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHCR121EngrossCondemns the use of unlawful violence against civilian populations by the government of Syria, its allies, and other parties to the conflict, and urges the United States and its partners to work toward the cessation of such attacks. Urges the Admini...
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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 ...
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2016-03-14
To House Budget Committee
USHCR118IntroRecognizes the sacrifice and dedicated service of Pennsylvanians during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. Honors: (1) the 13 soldiers of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment of the United States Army Reserve who were killed in action ...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB4532IntroSafe Harbor for Reporting Violent Behavior Act of 2016
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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
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 (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 i...
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2016-02-25
Received in the Senate.
USHR604IntroCommemorates Representative Sam Johnson and Representative John Lewis for their patriotic service and sacrifice to the country they love and for becoming the first ever recipients of the Congressional Patriot Award.
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
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)
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
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 .
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.
USHR571IntroEstablishes in the House of Representatives the Select Committee on Oversight of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to conduct comprehensive oversight and investigate compliance of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and issue annual r...
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2015-12-17
To House Rules Committee
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
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