US Congress Representative Steve Watkins [R]

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USHB3794IntroPublic Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2019
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2019-08-09
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB4154IntroLeave no Veteran Behind Act
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2019-08-02
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB693EngrossPAST Act U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 This bill addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pai...
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2019-07-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1327PassNever Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (Sec. 2) This bill funds through FY2092 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally...
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2019-07-29
Became Public Law No: 116-34.
USHB2507EngrossNewborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR522IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the production of oil and natural gas is essential to the economy and well-being of the United States, and that addressing energy needs requires cooperation instead of coercion.
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2019-07-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB617EngrossDepartment of Energy Veterans' Health Initiative Act This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a research program in artificial intelligence and high-performance computing that is focused on the development of tools to (1) solve b...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1837EngrossUnited States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act
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2019-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1850EngrossPalestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR246IntroOpposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel. This resolution opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement and other efforts targeting Israel. The r...
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2019-07-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB748EngrossMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benefit (high-cost plans). The repeal applies to taxable years beginning after Decem...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USHB1615IntroVA-SBA Act Verification Alignment and Service-disabled Business Adjustment Act
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB728IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3788IntroVA Child Care Protection Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2142EngrossTo amend the Small Business Act to require the Small Business and Agriculture Regulatory Enforcement Ombudsman to create a centralized website for compliance guides, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-16
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB2615EngrossUnited States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act This bill authorizes foreign assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (the Northern Triangle), and requires the Department of State to devise strategies to address economic development...
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3491IntroKickapoo Tribe in Kansas Water Rights Settlement Act
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2019-07-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB553IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act This bill updates the Department of Defense's Survivor Benefit Plan and how it operates in relation to other benefits. The plan currently provides a monthly annuity (based on a percentage of a service member's re...
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2019-07-12
Assigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 1.
USHB1044EngrossFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, and eliminates the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2019-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3182IntroCECL Consumer Impact and Study Bill of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3580IntroEnsuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR222IntroEmphasizing the importance of alliances and partnerships.
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB1225IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2019-06-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 36 - 2.
USHB2796IntroAfghan Allies Protection Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR398IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Green New Deal is antithetical to the principles of free market capitalism and private property rights, is simply a thinly veiled attempt to usher in policies that create a socialist socie...
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR220IntroRecognizing the interdependence of diplomacy, development, and defense as critical to effective national security.
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB3502IntroProtecting People From Surprise Medical Bills Act
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2019-06-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3522IntroPreserving Direct Seller Independence Act
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2019-06-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2805IntroPOLICE Act of 2019 Protecting Officers of the Law In Civilian Establishments Act of 2019 This bill modifies federal restrictions on the possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon in a federal facility. Specifically, it permits uniformed law enforcem...
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB299PassBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Became Public Law No: 116-23.
USHB550IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Garamendi.
USHB3228IntroVA Mission Telehealth Clarification Act
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2019-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3483IntroIntegration of Baseball Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins in recognition and celebration of the 75th anniversary of the integration of ...
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2019-06-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3412IntroElection Security Assistance Act
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2019-06-21
To House Administration Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to support the repatriation of religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq to their ancestral homelands.
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2019-06-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3361IntroRIVER Act Reliable Investment in Vital Energy Reauthorization Act
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2019-06-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3291IntroSNACKS Act Smart Nutrition And Choices for Kids and Schools Act This bill ensures that the Department of Agriculture school nutrition standards allow any food that may be served as part of a reimbursable meal under the National School Lunch Program o...
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2019-06-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR395IntroCondemning the senseless attacks on hospitals and medical personnel in Syria, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-07
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USHB3155Intro75th Anniversary of the End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 500,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of t...
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2019-06-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3138Intro"Six Triple Eight" Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3150IntroRURAL Physicians Act Rural and Underserved Residencies to Attract Long-term Physicians Act
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2019-06-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1994EngrossSetting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 This bill modifies the requirements for employer-provided retirement plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and other tax-favored savings accounts. With respect to employer-prov...
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2019-06-03
Received in the Senate.
USHR382IntroHonoring the 65th anniversary of the landmark decision of the Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education (347 U.S. 483 (1954)).
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2482IntroMainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act of 2019
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3014IntroAccelerating Defense Innovation Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology
USHB3006IntroRenewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2326EngrossNavy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William "Bill" Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-05-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB2912IntroMilitary Spouse Hiring Act This bill expands the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) to include the hiring of a qualified military spouse. (The WOTC permits employers who hire individuals who are members of a targeted group such as qualified veterans,...
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2019-05-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB307IntroPreserving America's Battlefields Act This bill reauthorizes though FY2028 the Battlefield Acquisition Grant Program and expands the purposes of the American Battlefield Preservation Program to include the preservation and protection of nationally si...
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2019-05-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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