US Congress Representative Garland Barr [R]

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USHCR109IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that August 30, 2020, be observed as the 130th anniversary of the establishment of the 1890-Institutions.
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2020-07-30
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7809IntroTo require the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a HOPE Preferred Equity Facility to guarantee certain financial investments of commercial borrowers affected by COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7795IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the ability of veterans to access and submit disability benefit questionnaire forms of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2020-07-27
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7777IntroTo provide automatic forgiveness for paycheck protection program loans under $150,000, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-24
To House Small Business Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB3228IntroVA Mission Telehealth Clarification Act
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB6493IntroVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act This bill updates the placement and treatment of the disability benefit questionnaire form of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill requires the VA to publish the disability be...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7111IntroVeterans Economic Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7710IntroTo provide liability protection for elementary schools, secondary schools, and institutions of higher education during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-22
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3670)
USHB2468IntroSchool-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7440PassHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-07-14
Became Public Law No: 116-149.
USHB7528IntroGet America Back to Work Act
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2020-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7278IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7083IntroHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-06-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7029IntroProtect our Children from COVID-19 Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to study the role of children in transmitting the virus that causes COVID-19 (i.e. coronavirus disease 2019) and disseminate best practices to...
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2020-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7023IntroTo require the Secretary of the Treasury to implement a program that provides financial assistance to sports facilities, museums, and community theaters, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to implement a program...
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2020-05-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6957IntroNational Guard COVID-19 Earned Benefits Guarantee Act This bill requires the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat full-time National Guard duty performed in response to the national emergency with respect to COVID-19 ...
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2020-05-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6934IntroTo amend the CARES Act to require the uniform treatment of nationally recognized statistical rating organizations under certain programs carried out in response to the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6805IntroGetting Americans Back to Work Act
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2020-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6767IntroTo amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide for an extension of lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency.
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2020-05-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6737IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt distilled spirits plants from denaturing requirements with respect to hand sanitizer produced to help combat COVID-19. This bill modifies the excise tax on distilled spirits to exempt distilled spi...
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2020-05-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR959IntroRecognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States. This resolution thanks the teachers of the United States and promotes the teachi...
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2020-05-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6740IntroTo designate the area between the intersections of International Drive, Northwest and Van Ness Street, Northwest and International Drive, Northwest and International Place, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as "Li Wenliang Plaza", and fo...
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2020-05-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6697IntroLocal Chamber, Tourism, and 501(c)(6) Protection Act of 2020 This bill modifies the Paycheck Protection Program implemented by the Small Business Administration in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) to include certain entities and ...
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2020-05-05
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6322PassStudent Veteran Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 This bill addresses education programs and assistance for veterans during the covered period from March 1-December 21, 2020. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to...
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2020-04-28
Became Public Law No: 116-140. (TXT | PDF)
USHCR97IntroEstablishing the Joint Select Committee on the Events and Activities Surrounding China's Handling of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This concurrent resolution establishes the Joint Select Committee on the Events and Activities Surrounding China's Handli...
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2020-04-17
To House Rules Committee
USHB6364IntroSecuring and Enabling Commerce Using Remote and Electronic Notarization Act of 2020
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2020-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1527IntroLong-Term Care Veterans Choice Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into contracts to place certain disabled veterans in medical foster homes at the request of such veterans. Specifically, the bill concerns vetera...
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2020-03-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6140IntroVeterans in STEM Act
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2020-03-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6242IntroSEC Relief to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus Act of 2020 This bill temporarily allows for securities law requirements related to in-person meetings and document delivery to be met electronically.
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6265IntroCoronavirus Guidance for Financial Institutions Act This bill directs the Federal Reserve Board, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the National Cred...
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6257IntroPublic Service Retirement Fairness Act of 2020
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6254IntroGig Economy Infrastructure Act This bill temporarily preempts any state law that classifies an individual providing labor or services for remuneration (i.e., an independent contractor) as an employee for purposes of wage-rate and benefit requirements...
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6253IntroCrowdfunding to Combat the Coronavirus Act This bill (1) establishes an award for the successful development of a vaccine for the coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19), and (2) extends specified Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) r...
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6269IntroInsured Depository Institution Business Continuity Planning Act of 2020 This bill requires federal banking agencies to set standards related to business continuity planning and management for all insured depository institutions.
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6252IntroRelief for Small Businesses Through Micro-Offerings Act of 2020 This bill temporarily exempts certain securities offerings from the registration requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Specifically, securities offerings are exem...
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6249IntroCoronavirus Accounting Relief Act This bill temporarily prohibits financial regulators from requiring any person impacted by COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) to comply with the current expected credit loss rule issued by the Financial Accounting S...
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6241IntroTouchless Transactions Act of 2020 This bill prohibits an issuer of an electronic fund transfer from requiring an individual's signature for a point-of-sale transfer that is initiated by a swipe, dip, or tap transaction.
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6020EngrossTo require an evaluation by the Government Accountability Office of the social, economic, and historic contributions that Minor League Baseball has made to American life and culture. This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to evaluate ...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6192Intro1921 Silver Dollar Coin Anniversary Act
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2020-03-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6204IntroCamp Lejeune Justice Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5885IntroFederal Employee Parental Leave Technical Correction Act This bill expands certain paid parental leave benefits to include specified public sector employees, including employees of the Federal Aviation Administration and the Transportation Security A...
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB6166IntroCardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Research, and Training in the Schools Act of 2020 HEARTS Act of 2020 This bill establishes a series of programs and requirements relating to cardiomyopathy. (Cardiomyopathy is a collection of diverse condit...
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2020-03-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6116IntroConsumer Financial Protection Commission Act
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2020-03-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6083IntroLabor Certainty for Food Security Act of 2020
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2020-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB497IntroBRAVE Act of 2019 Burial Rights for America's Veterans' Efforts Act of 2019 This bill increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for (1) burial and funeral expenses of veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection w...
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2020-02-28
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Kinzinger asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 497, a bill originally introduced by Representative Hunter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5859IntroTrillion Trees Act
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2020-02-26
Committee Hearings Held.
USHR864IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month. This resolution supports the designation of Career and Technical Education Month to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.
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2020-02-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. (Sec. 4) The bill establis...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB5872IntroOath of Exit Act This bill establishes a separation oath for members of the Armed Forces who are voluntarily separating from military service.
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2020-02-12
To House Armed Services Committee
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