ALLEN, RICK W. (A REPRESENTATIVE FROM GEORGIA)

ALLEN, RICK W. (a Representative from Georgia)

ALLEN, RICK W. (a Representative from Georgia)

Amendments

Dept. of Defense: making appropriations (H.R. 6157), H5741 [26JN]

Dept. of Education: revise counseling requirements for certain student loan borrowers (H.R. 1635), H7859 [5SE]

Appointments

Conferee: H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act, H6501 [18JY]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Abortion: prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (see H.R. 4712), H173 [12JA]

Bureau of Prisons: provide secure storage areas on institution grounds outside the secure perimeter for employees authorized to carry firearms (see H.R. 613), H1227 [23FE]

CDC: create a modern infrastructure for the prevention, treatment, and care of Alzheimer’s and related dementias and preservation of brain health (see H.R. 4256), H1609 [14MR]

Census: require any questionnaire used in determining the decennial census of population shall contain an option for respondents to indicate citizenship status or lawful presence in the U.S. (see H.R. 3600), H173 [12JA]

China: impose duties on imported merchandise in an amount equivalent to estimated annual loss of revenue from violations of U.S. intellectual property rights (see H.R. 1048), H7920 [6SE]

Dept. of Agriculture: end use of cats in experiments that cause pain or stress (see H.R. 5780), H4850 [6JN]

Dept. of Education: allow States and local educational agencies to use existing Federal grant money to make physical safety improvements to school campus facilities (see H.R. 5332), H4694 [23MY]

——— carry out a grant program to secure elementary and secondary schools (see H.R. 5107), H5817 [27JN]

——— support students in completing an affordable postsecondary education that will prepare them to enter the workforce with skills they need for lifelong success (see H.R. 4508), H173 [12JA]

Dept. of HHS: nullify certain contractual provisions prohibiting or penalizing a pharmacist’s disclosure of availability of equivalent alternative drugs or methods of purchasing less expensive drugs (see H.R. 5343), H3576 [25AP]

Dept. of State: prohibit flying of any flag other than the U.S. flag over U.S. diplomatic and consular posts (see H.R. 6450), H7689 [25JY]

Dept. of the Treasury: accept public donations to fund construction of a barrier on the border between the U.S. and Mexico (see H.R. 5876), H4850 [6JN]

Dept. of Transportation: exempt certain motor carriers involved in agricultural business from electronic logging device mandates (see H.R. 5949), H5507 [21JN]

——— exempt certain small trucking operations from electronic logging device mandates (see H.R. 5948), H5507 [21JN]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide inscriptions for veterans’ spouses and children on certain headstones and markers (see H.R. 6409), H6463 [17JY]

Drugs: authorize use of eligible investigational drugs by patients diagnosed with a disease or condition in which death will occur within a matter of months, or with another eligible illness (see H.R. 5247), H1541 [13MR]

——— modify offenses relative to fentanyl (see H.R. 5459), H5094 [12JN]

Employment: make E-verify program for employment eligibility confirmation permanent and mandatory (see H.R. 6417), H7743 [3AU]

Europe: reject Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline from Russia to Europe, support energy security and diversification, and impose sanctions against individuals and companies working on pipeline (see H. Res. 1035), H9092 [26SE]

Government regulations: eliminate effect on constitutionally protected expression of religion by Federal, State, and local officials from threat of litigants seeking damages and attorney’s fees (see H.R. 6213), H5648 [25JN]

Health: authorize use of unapproved medical products by patients diagnosed with a terminal illness in accordance with State law (see H.R. 878), H173 [12JA]

Immigration: change first-time illegal entry into the U.S. from a misdemeanor to a felony and make E-verify program for employment eligibility confirmation permanent and mandatory (see H.R. 6318), H7728 [26JY]

——— clarify classes of individuals born in the U.S. who are nationals and citizens of the U.S. at birth (see H.R. 140), H5506 [21JN]

——— create a nonimmigrant H-2C work visa program for agricultural workers (see H.R. 6417), H7743 [3AU]

Iran: impose sanctions against Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (see H.R. 5132), H3707 [26AP]

Israel: authorize military assistance, support ability to address conventional and emerging threats, and enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest (see H.R. 5141), H3707 [26AP]

Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of: call for dismantling of labor camp system, investigate crimes against humanity, end human rights abuses, and allow monitoring of prisoner rehabilitation (see H. Res. 763), H3148 [11AP]

Labor unions: allow question of representation affecting commerce when fewer than half of bargaining unit members had opportunity to vote in certification elections or no election was held (see H.R. 4327), H1336 [27FE]

Medicare: cover screening computed tomography colonography as a colorectal screening test (see H.R. 1298), H4981 [7JN]

OSHA: provide relief for crane operators from third party certification in cases in which such operators are only delivering or retrieving propane containers (see H.R. 5988), H4981 [7JN]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: simplify treatment of seasonal positions relative to employer shared responsibility requirements (see H.R. 3956), H3064 [9AP]

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 864), H3742 [27AP]

Public welfare programs: amend Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (see H.R. 5861), H4739 [1JN]

Religion: ensure organizations with religious or moral convictions are allowed to provide child welfare services (see H.R. 1881), H1609 [14MR]

Sports: mint coins in commemoration of anniversary of integration of baseball (see H.R. 6469), H6648 [23JY]

Taxation: apply current income tax brackets to capital gains brackets (see H.R. 6179), H7689 [25JY]

——— make permanent certain tax relief for individuals, families, and small business (see H.R. 6760), H8733 [17SE]

——— provide deduction for certain charity care provided by physicians (see H.R. 5856), H6264 [16JY]

——— provide families with more discretion in the use of, and contributions to, flexible spending accounts for health care services (see H.R. 1204), H5286 [19JN]

——— provide for taxpayers making donations with their income tax returns to pay down the public debt (see H.R. 5067), H4694 [23MY]

——— repeal excise tax on indoor tanning services (see H.R. 1150), H5094 [12JN]

Pledge of Allegiance 

House of Representatives, H5104 [13JN]

Remarks

Abortion: prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (H.R. 4712), H421 [17JA]

Augusta, GA: tribute to Augusta National Golf Club hosting of Masters Tournament, H3084 [10AP]

Budget: constitutional amendment to require balanced (H.J. Res. 2), H3179 [12AP]

Career and Technical Education Act: reauthorize (H.R. 2353), H3967 [15MY]

——— reauthorize (H.R. 2353), Senate amendment, H7192 [25JY]

Dept. of Agriculture: reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), H4051 [16MY]

Dept. of Defense: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency funding, H5741, H5742 [26JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 6157), H5741, H5742 [26JN]

Dept. of Education: encourage eligible educational institutions to provide additional information and counseling services to Federal student aid recipients, H7859 [5SE]

——— revise counseling requirements for certain student loan borrowers (H.R. 1635), H7853, H7859 [5SE]

——— support students in completing an affordable postsecondary education that will prepare them to enter the workforce with skills they need for lifelong success (H.R. 4508), H3967 [15MY]

Dept. of Homeland Security: support officers and employees of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and denounce efforts to abolish agency (H. Res. 990), H6562 [19JY]

Drugs: address prescription opioid and heroin abuse, H5105 [13JN]

——— authorize use of eligible investigational drugs by patients diagnosed with a disease or condition in which death will occur within a matter of months, or with another eligible illness (H.R. 5247), H1527 [13MR], H1745 [21MR]

——— provide for opioid use disorder prevention, recovery, and treatment (H.R. 6), H5519 [22JN]

Education: importance of workforce development and role of skills-based training programs in sustaining viability of U.S. workforce, H3967 [15MY]

Government regulations: provide additional safeguards relative to imposing Federal mandates (H.R. 50), H6182 [13JY]

Hazardous substances: Yucca Mountain, NV, nuclear waste disposal site funding, H1359 [5MR]

Insurance: modify definition of qualified health plan for health insurance premium tax credit and allow individuals purchasing health insurance in individual market to buy lower premium copper plan (H.R. 6311), H7673 [25JY]

Nuclear Waste Policy Act: amend (H.R. 3053), H1359 [5MR], H3899 [10MY]

Ray Hendrix Veterans Clinic, Statesboro, GA: designate (H.R. 3946), H4252 [21MY]

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: impact, H1685 [19MR]

Taxation: make permanent certain tax relief for individuals, families, and small business (H.R. 6760), H9169 [28SE]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration relative to rural communities, H163 [11JA]

Votes: position on missed, H1289• [27FE], H6495• [18JY], H8821• [25SE]

Tributes

Barnard, Doug, Jr., H540 [18JA]

Edwards, Jack, H8180 [13SE]

Graham, Billy, H1276 [27FE]

Miller, Zell, H3877 [9MY]

Reed, Patrick, H3084 [10AP]