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01/09/2015 06:48 pm ET Updated Mar 11, 2015

Here are the 241 Bills and Resolutions Introduced on the First Day of Congress

We at POPVOX took a look at the 241 bills and resolutions that were introduced on the first day of the 114th Congress. New message bills, leadership priorities and some old standards are now on the docket. 

Leaders were elected, Members took their oaths and in short order, they got to work introducing bills on the first day of the 114th Congress. 

In total, 241 bills and resolutions were introduced on Day 1: 187 bills, 11 Constitutional Amendments and 65 Resolutions.

By far the most prolific Member was Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee, who was responsible for 18 percent of new bills introduced (43 in total.) Other names that made it onto the list include the new Dean of the House; Rep. John Conyers, who introduced 12 bills; Rep. Walter B. Jones, who introduced 10 bills; and Rep. Scott Garrett, who introduced nine.

Themes Emerging:

Some themes have already emerged among the first-day bills:

  • Seven would alter or repeal the individual mandate for the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).
  • Three pertain to comprehensive immigration reform; five limit funding for the Administration’s deferred action (DACA) program.
  • Ten provide some kind of limitation or reduction in Congressional pay, benefits, or terms.
  • Already two concern the naming of post offices.

Returning from the 113th:

A few bills that have previously commanded considerable interest on POPVOX have made a reappearance (some even with the same bill numbers as before)

  • Rep. Marsha Blackburn introduces bills to cut federal spending across the board at 1 percent (HR 39), 2 percent (HR 49) and 5 percent (HR 58).
  • Rep Lou Barletta revived his bill to abolish the IRS (HR 33).
  • Rep John Conyers re-introduced his bill to acknowledge the fundamental injustice of slavery between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to to examine its effects and make recommendations on appropriate remedies. (HR 40
  • Rep. Scott Garrett’s HR 114 would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and re-locate the US embassy there.
  • Rep. Thomas Massie re-inroduced his "Audit the Fed" bill (HR 24).
  • The "Fair Tax Act" from Rep. Rob Woodall is back with bill number HR 25.
Other Highlights:
  • Sen. Rand Paul’s S. 34 would “prohibit assistance to the Palestinian Authority until it withdraws its request to join the International Criminal Court”
  • Rep. Erik Paulen’s HR160 would repeal the ACA’s Medical Device Tax.
  • Sen. Roy Blunt’s S. 11 is described as “protect[ing] the separation of powers in the Constitution of the United States by ensuring that the President takes care that the laws be faithfully executed..”
  • Sen. Diane Feinstein’s S. 29 would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act.

Myriad Paths Await the New Bills
Some of the First Day bills have already come to a vote or will be up soon (see the The POPVOX Week Ahead: Jan. 6 - 9.) Some may be considered later in the Congressional session. Many will languish. Some may become part of larger legislative packages, others will be the focus of discussion and debate throughout the 114th Congress.

The Complete List

The Complete List of new bills from the first day of the 114th Congress:

  • H.R.3 from Rep Cramer, Kevin [ ND ] To approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
  • H.R.21 from Rep Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [ WI-5 ] To provide for a comprehensive assessment of the scientific and technical research on the implications of the use of mid-level ethanol blends, and for other purposes
  • H.R.22 from Rep Davis, Rodney [ IL-13 ] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • H.R.23 from Rep Neugebauer, Randy [ TX-19 ] To reauthorize the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program, and for other purposes
  • H.R.24 from Rep Massie, Thomas [ KY-4 ] To require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes
  • H.R.25 from Rep Woodall, Rob [ GA-7 ] To promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity by repealing the income tax and other taxes, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting a national sales tax to be administered primarily by the States
  • H.R.26 from Rep Neugebauer, Randy [ TX-19 ] To extend the termination date of the Terrorism Insurance Program established under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, and for other purposes
  • H.R.27 from Rep Goodlatte, Bob [ VA-6 ] To terminate the Internal Revenue Code of 1986
  • H.R.28 from Rep Poe, Ted [ TX-2 ] To approve the Keystone XL pipeline project permit
  • H.R.29 from Rep Poe, Ted [ TX-2 ] To prohibit the use of funds for granting deferred action or other immigration relief to aliens not lawfully present in the United States
  • H.R.30 from Rep Young, Todd C. [ IN-9 ] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 30-hour threshold for classification as a full-time employee for purposes of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and replace it with 40 hours
  • H.R.31 from Rep Roby, Martha [ AL-2 ] To prohibit the use of funds to implement the immigration policies set forth in the memoranda issued by the Secretary of Homeland Security on November 20, 2014, or the memoranda issued by the President on November 21, 2014, and for other purposes
  • H.R.32 from Rep Barletta, Lou [ PA-11 ] To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to expand the definition of an unauthorized alien to include aliens who have not been admitted to and are not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes
  • H.R.33 from Rep Barletta, Lou [ PA-11 ] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not taken into account as employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • H.R.34 from Rep Bonamici, Suzanne [ OR-1 ] To authorize and strengthen the tsunami detection, forecast, warning, research, and mitigation program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and for other purposes
  • H.R.35 from Rep Hultgren, Randy [ IL-14 ] To increase the understanding of the health effects of low doses of ionizing radiation
  • H.R.36 from Rep Franks, Trent [ AZ-8 ] To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children, and for other purposes
  • H.R.37 from Rep Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [ PA-8 ] To make technical corrections to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to enhance the ability of small and emerging growth companies to access capital through public and private markets, to reduce regulatory burdens, and for other purposes
  • H.R.38 from Rep Yoho, Ted S. [ FL-3 ] To prohibit the executive branch from exempting from removal categories of aliens considered under the immigration laws to be unlawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes
  • H.R.39 from Rep Blackburn, Marsha [ TN-7 ] To make 1 percent across-the-board rescissions in non-defense, non-homeland-security, and non-veterans-affairs discretionary spending for each of the fiscal years 2015 and 2016
  • H.R.40 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To acknowledge the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to examine the institution of slavery, subsequently de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African-Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African-Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes
  • H.R.41 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To enhance Federal enforcement of hate crimes, and for other purposes
  • H.R.42 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals reimbursed under the Medicare system to establish and implement security procedures to reduce the likelihood of infant patient abduction and baby switching, including procedures for identifying all infant patients in the hospital in a manner that ensures that it will be evident if infants are missing from the hospital
  • H.R.43 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To provide for emergency deployments of United States Border Patrol agents and to increase the number of DEA and ATF agents along the international border of the United States to increase resources to identify and eliminate illicit sources of firearms into Mexico for use by violent drug trafficking organizations and for other lawful activities, and for other purposes
  • H.R.44 from Rep Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [ GU ] To implement the recommendations of the Guam War Claims Review Commission
  • H.R.45 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To provide for research and education with respect to triple-negative breast cancer, and for other purposes
  • H.R.46 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To increase the evidentiary standard required to convict a person for a drug offense, to require screening of law enforcement officers or others acting under color of law participating in drug task forces, and for other purposes
  • H.R.47 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To ensure secure gun storage and gun safety devices
  • H.R.48 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To require a review of the completeness of the Terrorist Screening Database
  • H.R.49 from Rep Blackburn, Marsha [ TN-7 ] To make 2 percent across-the-board rescissions in non-defense, non-homeland-security, and non-veterans-affairs discretionary spending for each of the fiscal years 2015 and 2016
  • H.R.50 from Rep Foxx, Virginia [ NC-5 ] To provide for additional safeguards with respect to imposing Federal mandates, and for other purposes
  • H.R.51 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To provide for the collection of data on traffic stops, and for other purposes
  • H.R.52 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to comprehensively reform immigration law, and for other purposes
  • H.R.53 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To codify an office within the Department of Homeland Security with the mission of strengthening the capacity of the agency to attract and retain highly trained computer and information security professionals, and for other purposes
  • H.R.54 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To enhance the security of chemical facilities and for other purposes
  • H.R.55 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To require the Director of National Intelligence to conduct a study on the use of contractors for intelligence activities, and for other purposes
  • H.R.56 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To impose sanctions against persons who knowingly provide material support or resources to the Donbass People's Militia or its affiliates, associated groups, or agents, and for other purposes
  • H.R.57 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To require that activities carried out by the United States in South Sudan relating to governance, reconstruction and development, and refugee relief and assistance will support the basic human rights of women and women's participation and leadership in these areas
  • H.R.58 from Rep Blackburn, Marsha [ TN-7 ] To make 5 percent across-the-board rescissions in non-defense, non-homeland-security, and non-veterans-affairs discretionary spending for each of the fiscal years 2015 and 2016
  • H.R.59 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To provide for a reduction in the amount that may be awarded to a unit of local government under subpart 1 of part E of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968
  • H.R.60 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To require the Director of National Intelligence to conduct a study on the feasibility of establishing a Cyber Defense National Guard
  • H.R.61 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To preserve the access of victims of trafficking to information about their eligibility to receive SNAP benefits
  • H.R.62 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1900 West Gray Street in Houston, Texas, as the""Hazel Hainsworth Young Post Office Building""
  • H.R.63 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop a database that shall serve as a central location for information from investigations relating to human trafficking for Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies
  • H.R.64 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To encourage States to provide for enhanced sentencing penalties for persons convicted of committing, or attempting to commit, an act of domestic violence in the presence of minor children
  • H.R.65 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To require the Director of National Intelligence to conduct a study on the use of contractors for intelligence activities, and for other purposes
  • H.R.66 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To require the Attorney General to disclose each decision, order, or opinion of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that includes significant legal interpretation of section 501 or 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 unless such disclosure is not in the national security interest of the United States and for other purposes
  • H.R.67 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To establish a grant program to empower relatives, friends, and co-workers of domestic violence victims to create safety plans
  • H.R.68 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to enhance the use of Juvenile Accountability Block Grants for programs to prevent and address occurrences of bullying and to reauthorize the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program
  • H.R.69 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To award a Congressional Gold Medal to Malala Yousafzai, a recipient of the Nobel Prize for Peace, in recognition of her devoted service to education, justice, and equality in Pakistan
  • H.R.70 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To direct the Secretary of Interior and the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to initiate immediate action to create jobs in America, and for other purposes
  • H.R.71 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an alternate release date for certain nonviolent offenders, and for other purposes
  • H.R.72 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To establish a grant program for nebulizers in elementary and secondary schools
  • H.R.73 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To establish a grant program for stipends to assist in the cost of compensation paid by employers to certain recent college graduates and to provide funding for their further education in subjects relating to mathematics, science, engineering, and technology
  • H.R.74 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to provide grants to States and units of local government for the video recording of custodial interrogations
  • H.R.75 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To prohibit States from carrying out more than one Congressional redistricting after a decennial census and apportionment
  • H.R.76 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit to encourage private employers to hire veterans, to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the reasonable efforts an employer may make under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act with respect to hiring veterans, and for other purposes
  • H.R.77 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To provide for the appointment of additional immigration judges
  • H.R.78 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To authorize the Secretary of Labor to make grants to States, units of local government, and Indian tribes to carry out employment training programs to assist long-term unemployed job hunters obtain the skills and training to reenter the workforce and fill jobs in high-growth sectors of the economy
  • H.R.79 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To conduct a study to ensure that enhanced communication is provided between commercial aircraft and air traffic control towers, and for other purposes
  • H.R.80 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To amend title 49, United States Code, to establish an Ombudsman Office within the Transportation Security Administration for the purpose of enhancing transportation security by providing confidential, informal, and neutral assistance to address work-place related problems of Transportation Security Administration employees, and for other purposes
  • H.R.81 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To increase the number of Federal air marshals for certain flights, require criminal investigative training for such marshals, create an office and appoint an ombudsman for the marshals, and for other purposes
  • H.R.82 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To establish conditions under which the Secretary of Homeland Security may commence U.S. Customs and Border Protection security screening operations at a preclearance facility outside the United States, and for other purposes
  • H.R.83 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To assist States and local governments develop and implement emergency notification systems suitable for use on public recreational lands, and for other purposes
  • H.R.84 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To direct the Secretary of Transportation to take actions to ensure that not fewer than 2 air traffic controllers are on duty and physically situated within the air traffic control room or tower of certain airports at all times during periods of airfield operations, and for other purposes
  • H.R.85 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] To codify the objective of Presidential Policy Directive 21 to improve critical infrastructure security and resilience, and for other purposes
  • H.R.86 from Rep Massie, Thomas [ KY-4 ] To repeal the Gun-Free School Zones Act of 1990 and amendments to that Act
  • H.R.87 from Rep Blackburn, Marsha [ TN-7 ] To modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker's Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, and for other purposes
  • H.R.88 from Rep Blackburn, Marsha [ TN-7 ] To amend subtitle IV of title 40, United States Code, regarding county additions to the Appalachian region
  • H.R.89 from Rep Bridenstine, Jim [ OK-1 ] To provide for expedited approval of exportation of natural gas to World Trade Organization countries, and for other purposes
  • H.R.90 from Rep Brownley, Julia [ CA-26 ] To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct reviews of certain budget requests of the President for the medical care accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • H.R.91 from Rep Buchanan, Vern [ FL-16 ] To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to issue, upon request, veteran identification cards to certain veterans
  • H.R.92 from Rep Buchanan, Vern [ FL-16 ] To provide that rates of pay for Members of Congress shall not be adjusted under section 601
  • H.R.93 from Rep Connolly, Gerald E. [ VA-11 ] To prohibit United States Government recognition of Russia's annexation of Crimea
  • H.R.94 from Rep Connolly, Gerald E. [ VA-11 ] To permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings
  • H.R.95 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To amend chapter 9 of title 11 of the United States Code to improve protections for employees and retirees in municipal bankruptcies
  • H.R.96 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for the protection of the general public, and for other purposes
  • H.R.97 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To amend title 11, United States Code, to improve protections for employees and retirees in business bankruptcies
  • H.R.98 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To amend title 11 of the United States Code to dispense with the requirement of providing assurance of payment for utility services under certain circumstances
  • H.R.99 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To prohibit anticompetitive activities and to provide that health insurance issuers and medical malpractice insurance issuers are subject to the antitrust laws of the United States, and for other purposes
  • H.R.100 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To amend title 11 of the United States Code to stop abusive student loan collection practices in bankruptcy cases
  • H.R.101 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To amend title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes
  • H.R.102 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To establish a corporate crime database, and for other purposes
  • H.R.103 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To improve public safety through increased law enforcement presence and enhanced public safety equipment and programs, and for other purposes
  • H.R.104 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To protect cyber privacy, and for other purposes
  • H.R.105 from Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [ MI-13 ] To ensure and foster continued patient safety and quality of care by clarifying the application of the antitrust laws to negotiations between groups of health care professionals and health plans and health care insurance issuers
  • H.R.106 from Rep Culberson, John Abney [ TX-7 ] To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to restore State sovereignty over public education and parental rights over the education of their children
  • H.R.107 from Rep Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [ PA-8 ] To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase from 1 to 2 years the post employment restrictions on Members of the House of Representatives
  • H.R.108 from Rep Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [ PA-8 ] To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the termination of further retirement coverage of Members of Congress, except for the right to participate in the Thrift Savings Plan, and for other purposes
  • H.R.109 from Rep Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [ PA-8 ] To provide that no pay adjustment for Members of Congress shall be made with respect to any pay period occurring during the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress
  • H.R.110 from Rep Forbes, J. Randy [ VA-4 ] To provide for rates of pay for Members of Congress to be adjusted as a function of changes in Government spending
  • H.R.111 from Rep Forbes, J. Randy [ VA-4 ] To protect the Social Security and Medicare trust funds from the public debt limit, and for other purposes
  • H.R.112 from Rep Fortenberry, Jeff [ NE-1 ] To amend title 31, United States Code, to restore the 10 year statute of limitations applicable to collection of debt by administrative offset, and for other purposes
  • H.R.113 from Rep Garrett, Scott [ NJ-5 ] To improve the accountability and transparency of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes
  • H.R.114 from Rep Garrett, Scott [ NJ-6 ] To recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, to relocate to Jerusalem the United States Embassy in Israel, and for other purposes
  • H.R.115 from Rep Garrett, Scott [ NJ-5 ] To prohibit the Transportation Security Administration from performing security screening operations for surface transportation, and for other purposes
  • H.R.116 from Rep Garrett, Scott [ NJ-5 ] To permit small business concerns operating in the United States to elect to be exempt from certain Federal rules and regulations, and for other purposes
  • H.R.117 from Rep Garrett, Scott [ NJ-5 ] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the mandate that individuals purchase health insurance
  • H.R.118 from Rep Garrett, Scott [ NJ-5 ] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the Federal tax on fuels by the amount of any increase in the rate of tax on such fuel by the States
  • H.R.119 from Rep Garrett, Scott [ NJ-5 ] To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to increase transparency in Federal budgeting, and for other purposes
  • H.R.120 from Rep Garrett, Scott [ NJ-5 ] To repeal the War Powers Resolution
  • H.R.121 from Rep Garrett, Scott [ NJ-5 ] To allow a State to opt out of K-12 education grant programs and the requirements of those programs, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit to taxpayers in such a State, and for other purposes
  • H.R.122 from Rep Green, Al [ TX-9 ] To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to provide for the calculation of the minimum wage based on the Federal poverty threshold for a family of 4, as determined by the Bureau of the Census
  • H.R.123 from Rep Green, Al [ TX-9 ] To extend the pilot program under section 258 of the National Housing Act that establishes an automated process for providing alternative credit rating information for mortgagors and prospective mortgagors under certain mortgages
  • H.R.124 from Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [ NC-3 ] To redesignate the Department of the Navy as the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps
  • H.R.125 from Rep Green, Al [ TX-9 ] To authorize a pilot program to improve asset recovery levels, asset management, and homeownership retention with respect to delinquent single-family mortgages insured under the FHA mortgage insurance programs by providing for in-person contact outreach activities with mortgagors under such mortgages, and for other purposes
  • H.R.126 from Rep Green, Al [ TX-9 ] To direct the Election Assistance Commission to carry out a pilot program under which the Commission shall provide funds to local educational agencies for initiatives to provide voter registration information to secondary school students in the 12th grade
  • H.R.127 from Rep Green, Al [ TX-9 ] To amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to urbanized area formula grants, and for other purposes
  • H.R.128 from Rep Green, Gene [ TX-29 ] To direct the Secretary of Labor to revise regulations concerning the recording and reporting of occupational injuries and illnesses under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
  • H.R.129 from Rep Simpson, Michael K. [ ID-2 ] To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to the operation of longer combination vehicles on the Interstate System in the State of Idaho, and for other purposes
  • H.R.130 from Rep Griffith, H. Morgan [ VA-9 ] To amend the Black Lung Benefits Act to provide equity for certain eligible survivors, and for other purposes
  • H.R.131 from Rep Griffith, H. Morgan [ VA-9 ] To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition
  • H.R.132 from Rep King, Steve [ IA-4 ] To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
  • H.R.133 from Rep Griffith, H. Morgan [ VA-9 ] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for waivers of user fees imposed with respect to applications for reinstatement of tax-exempt status of small, subsidiary tax-exempt organizations
  • H.R.134 from Rep Issa, Darrell E. [ CA-49 ] "To designate the exclusive economic zone of the United States as the""Ronald Wilson Reagan Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States""
  • H.R.135 from Rep Issa, Darrell E. [ CA-49 ] To amend the National Historic Preservation Act to provide that if the head of the agency managing Federal property objects to the inclusion of certain property on the National Register or its designation as a National Historic Landmark for reasons of national security, the Federal property shall be neither included nor designated until the objection is withdrawn, and for other purposes
  • H.R.136 from Rep Issa, Darrell E. [ CA-49 ] "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1103 USPS Building 1103 in Camp Pendleton, California, as the""Camp Pendleton Medal of Honor Post Office""
  • H.R.137 from Rep Issa, Darrell E. [ CA-49 ] To require an adequate process in preplanned lethal operations that deliberately target citizens of the United States or citizens of strategic treaty allies of the United States, and for other purposes
  • H.R.138 from Rep Issa, Darrell E. [ CA-49 ] To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and to amend title 5, United States Code, to establish a national health program administered by the Office of Personnel Management to offer Federal employee health benefits plans to individuals who are not Federal employees, and for other purposes
  • H.R.139 from Rep Jolly, David W. [ FL-13 ] To amend title 10, United States Code, to require that Federal, State, and local agencies to which surplus military equipment and personal property is sold or donated demonstrate that agency personnel are certified, trained, or licensed, as appropriate, in the proper operation of the equipment prior to the sale or donation
  • H.R.140 from Rep King, Steve [ IA-4 ] To amend section 301 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify those classes of individuals born in the United States who are nationals and citizens of the United States at birth
  • H.R.141 from Rep Jolly, David W. [ FL-13 ] To ensure fairness in premium rates for coverage for business properties and second homes under the National Flood Insurance Program, and for other purposes
  • H.R.142 from Rep Jolly, David W. [ FL-13 ] To amend the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1989 to expand the Coast Guard Junior Reserve Officers Training Program Pilot Program to include a Coast Guard unit at Pinellas Park High School in Pinellas Park, Florida, and for other purposes
  • H.R.143 from Rep Jolly, David W. [ FL-13 ] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the individual health insurance mandate
  • H.R.144 from Rep Jolly, David W. [ FL-13 ] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a maximum rate of Federal, State, and local tax imposed on taxpayers
  • H.R.145 from Rep Jolly, David W. [ FL-13 ] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the work opportunity tax credit and to allow the transfer of such credit in the case of contracted veterans
  • H.R.146 from Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [ NC-3 ] To amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure that members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury have access to hyperbaric oxygen therapy at military medical treatment facilities
  • H.R.147 from Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [ NC-3 ] To require the Secretary of Defense to determine and disclose the cost of any transportation provided by the Secretary to Members, officers, or employees of the House of Representatives or Senate who are carrying out official duties outside the United States, and for other purposes
  • H.R.148 from Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [ NC-3 ] To amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure that every military chaplain has the prerogative to close a prayer outside of a religious service according to the dictates of the chaplain's own conscience
  • H.R.149 from Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [ NC-3 ] To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to permit candidates for election for Federal office to designate an individual who will be authorized to disburse funds of the authorized campaign committees of the candidate in the event of the death of the candidate
  • H.R.150 from Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [ NC-3 ] To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to apply the prohibition against the conversion of contributions to personal use to contributions accepted by political
  • H.R.151 from Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [ NC-3 ] To correct the boundaries of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System Unit L06, Topsail, North Carolina
  • H.R.152 from Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [ NC-3 ] To direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement to provide for management of the free-roaming wild horses in and around the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge
  • H.R.153 from Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [ NC-3 ] To restore the Free Speech and First Amendment rights of churches and exempt organizations by repealing the 1954 Johnson Amendment
  • H.R.154 from Rep Kilmer, Derek [ WA-6 ] To repeal the provisions of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, which amended the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to establish separate contribution limits for contributions made to national parties to support Presidential nominating conventions, national party headquarters buildings, and recounts
  • H.R.155 from Rep Marino, Tom [ PA-10 ] To provide that no funds appropriated or otherwise made available may be used to implement, administer, carry out, or enforce certain memoranda related to immigration
  • H.R.156 from Rep McCaul, Michael T. [ TX-10 ] To repeal the crude oil export ban under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, and for other purposes
  • H.R.157 from Rep McGovern, James P. [ MA-2 ] To limit the use of cluster munitions
  • H.R.158 from Rep Miller, Candice S. [ MI-10 ] To clarify the grounds for ineligibility for travel to the United States regarding terrorism risk, to expand the criteria by which a country may be removed from the Visa Waiver Program, to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to submit a report on strengthening the Electronic System for Travel Authorization to better secure the international borders of the United States and prevent terrorists and instruments of terrorism from entering the United States, and for other purposes
  • H.R.159 from Rep Paulsen, Erik [ MN-3 ] To stop exploitation through trafficking
  • H.R.160 from Rep Paulsen, Erik [ MN-3 ] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices
  • H.R.161 from Rep Pompeo, Mike [ KS-4 ] To provide for the timely consideration of all licenses, permits, and approvals required under Federal law with respect to the siting, construction, expansion, or operation of any natural gas pipeline projects
  • H.R.162 from Rep Schweikert, David [ AZ-6 ] To amend the Truth in Lending Act to allow certain loans that are not fully amortizing to be used in seller carryback financing on residential mortgage loans
  • H.R.163 from Rep Schweikert, David [ AZ-6 ] To require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to collect, publish, and keep current an objective index of dollar-denominated loan interest rates of various maturities, and for other purposes
  • H.R.164 from Rep Schweikert, David [ AZ-6 ] To require that the United States Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public, Social Security benefits, and military pay in the event that the debt limit is reached, and for other purposes
  • H.R.165 from Rep Schweikert, David [ AZ-6 ] To provide that the President shall submit to Congress a report detailing the priority of Federal spending if the statutory debt limit is reached, and for other purposes
  • H.R.166 from Rep Simpson, Michael K. [ ID-2 ] To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for the appointment of additional Federal circuit judges, to divide the Ninth Judicial Circuit of the United States into two judicial circuits, and for other purposes
  • H.R.167 from Rep Simpson, Michael K. [ ID-2 ] To provide for adjustments to discretionary spending under section 251
  • H.R.168 from Rep Simpson, Michael K. [ ID-2 ] To authorize an additional district judgeship for the district of Idaho
  • H.R.169 from Rep Smith, Adrian [ NE-3 ] To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove the 96-hour physician certification requirement for inpatient critical access hospital services
  • H.R.170 from Rep Smith, Adrian [ NE-3 ] To extend the nonenforcement instruction for the Medicare direct supervision requirement for therapeutic hospital outpatient services insofar as it applies to critical access hospitals and rural hospitals, to require a study of the impact on critical access hospitals and rural hospitals of a failure to extend such instruction, and for other purposes
  • H.R.171 from Rep Smith, Adrian [ NE-4 ] To repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
  • H.R.172 from Rep Thompson, Bennie G. [ MS-2 ] "To designate the United States courthouse located at 501 East Court Street in Jackson, Mississippi, as the""R. Jess Brown United States Courthouse""
  • H.R.173 from Rep Thornberry, Mac [ TX-13 ] To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes
  • H.R.174 from Rep Wittman, Robert J. [ VA-1 ] To provide that the salaries of Members of a House of Congress will be held in escrow if that House has not agreed to a concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016 by April 15, 2015
  • H.R.175 from Rep Womack, Steve [ AR-3 ] To provide for the revision of certification requirements for the labeling of certain electronic products under the Energy Star program
  • H.R.176 from Rep Womack, Steve [ AR-3 ] To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1992 to permit the collection of user fees by non-Federal entities in connection with the challenge cost-sharing program for management of recreation facilities, and for other purposes
  • H.R.177 from Rep Womack, Steve [ AR-3 ] To amend title 10, United States Code, to continue the national security exemption from emissions regulations when an excess Department of Defense vehicle covered by the exemption is transferred to a firefighting agency in a State or to any other State agency
  • H.R.178 from Rep Womack, Steve [ AR-3 ] To amend section 349
  • H.R.179 from Rep Yoder, Kevin [ KS-3 ] To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to reduce the rates of pay of Members of Congress by 5 percent and eliminate future cost-of-living adjustments in such rates of pay
  • H.R.180 from Rep Yoder, Kevin [ KS-3 ] To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the termination of further retirement benefits for Members of Congress, except the right to continue participating in the Thrift Savings Plan
  • H.J.RES.1 from Rep Goodlatte, Bob [ VA-6 ] Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States
  • H.J.RES.2 from Rep Goodlatte, Bob [ VA-6 ] Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States
  • H.J.RES.3 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] "Expressing support for designation of September 2015 as""Gospel Music Heritage Month""and honoring gospel music for its valuable and longstanding contributions to the culture of the United States"
  • H.J.RES.4 from Rep Buchanan, Vern [ FL-16 ] Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget
  • H.J.RES.5 from Rep Culberson, John Abney [ TX-7 ] Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the effect of treaties, Executive orders, and agreements with other nations or groups of nations
  • H.J.RES.6 from Rep Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [ PA-8 ] Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of terms that a Member of Congress may serve to 4 in the House of Representatives and 2 in the Senate
  • H.J.RES.7 from Rep Lance, Leonard [ NJ-7 ] Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States
  • H.J.RES.8 from Rep Schweikert, David [ AZ-6 ] Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States requiring that the Federal budget be balanced and that an increase in the Federal debt requires approval from a majority of the legislatures of the several States
  • H.J.RES.9 from Rep Womack, Steve [ AR-3 ] Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States
  • H.CON.RES.1 from Rep Sessions, Pete [ TX-32 ] Regarding consent to assemble outside the seat of government
  • H.CON.RES.2 from Rep Green, Al [ TX-9 ] Honoring and praising the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on the occasion of its 106th anniversary
  • H.CON.RES.3 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] "Expressing the sense of Congress that a commemorative postage stamp should be issued in honor of George Thomas""Mickey""Leland"
  • H.CON.RES.4 from Rep Miller, Jeff [ FL-1 ] Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to the First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service during World War II
  • H.RES.1 from Rep McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [ WA-5 ] Electing officers of the House of Representatives
  • H.RES.2 from Rep McCarthy, Kevin [ CA-23 ] To inform the Senate that a quorum of the House has assembled and of the election of the Speaker and the Clerk
  • H.RES.3 from Rep McCarthy, Kevin [ CA-23 ] Authorizing the Speaker to appoint a committee to notify the President of the assembly of the Congress
  • H.RES.4 from Rep Lewis, John [ GA-5 ] Authorizing the Clerk to inform the President of the election of the Speaker and the Clerk
  • H.RES.5 from Rep McCarthy, Kevin [ CA-23 ] Adopting rules for the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress
  • H.RES.6 from Rep McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [ WA-5 ] Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives
  • H.RES.7 from Rep Becerra, Xavier [ CA-34 ] Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives
  • H.RES.8 from Rep Becerra, Xavier [ CA-34 ] Providing for the designation of certain minority employees
  • H.RES.9 from Rep Sessions, Pete [ TX-32 ] Fixing the daily hour of meeting of the First Session of the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress
  • H.RES.10 from Rep Jackson Lee, Sheila [ TX-18 ] Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Transportation Security Administration should, in accordance with existing law, enhance security against terrorist attack and other security threats to our Nation's rail and mass transit systems and other modes of surface transportation; and for other purposes
  • H.RES.11 from Rep Brooks, Mo [ AL-5 ] Providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President or other executive branch officials inconsistent with their duties under the Constitution of the United States with respect to the implementation of the immigration laws
  • H.RES.12 from Rep Graves, Sam [ MO-6 ] Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of its 6-day mail delivery service
  • H.RES.13 from Rep Green, Al [ TX-9 ] Recognizing the significance of Black History Month
  • H.RES.14 from Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [ NC-3 ] Urging the president to release information regarding the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks upon the United States
  • H.RES.15 from Rep Larson, John B. [ CT-1 ] Congratulating Pope Francis on his election and recognizing his inspirational statements and actions
  • H.RES.16 from Rep Schweikert, David [ AZ-6 ] Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit the consideration of any bill or joint resolution carrying more than one subject
  • H.RES.17 from Rep Wittman, Robert J. [ VA-1 ] Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit the consideration of a concurrent resolution to provide for a recess of the House after July 31 of any year unless the House has approved each regular appropriation bill for the next fiscal year
  • S.1 from Sen Hoeven, John [ ND ] A bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline
  • S.11 from Sen Blunt, Roy [ MO ] A bill to protect the separation of powers in the Constitution of the United States by ensuring that the President takes care that the laws be faithfully executed, and for other purposes
  • S.12 from Sen Blunt, Roy [ MO ] A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • S.13 from Sen Hatch, Orrin G. [ UT ] A bill to establish the Hurricane Sand Dunes National Recreation Area in the State of Utah, and for other purposes
  • S.14 from Sen Hatch, Orrin G. [ UT ] A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain interest in Federal land acquired for the Scofield Project in Carbon County, Utah
  • S.15 from Sen Hatch, Orrin G. [ UT ] A bill to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to recognize the authority of States to regulate oil and gas operations and promote American energy security, development, and job creation, and for other purposes
  • S.16 from Sen Vitter, David [ LA ] A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to apply the provisions of the Act to certain Congressional staff and members

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