ALLEN, RICK W. (a Representative from Georgia)

ALLEN, RICK W. (a Representative from Georgia)

Addresses

Reading of U.S. Constitution, H1164 [23JA]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Abortion: prohibit abortion in cases where a fetal heartbeat is detectable (see H.R. 490), H517 [11JA]

——— prohibit dismemberment abortions (see H.R. 956), H1349 [4FE]

——— prohibit Federal funding to entities that do not certify they will not perform, or provide any funding to any other entity that performs, abortions (see H.R. 833), H1282 [29JA]

——— prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (see H.R. 20), H715 [17JA]

——— protect lives of born and unborn persons (see H.R. 616), H675 [16JA]

——— protect pain-capable unborn children (see H.R. 784), H1211 [24JA]

——— require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (see H.R. 962), H1361 [5FE]

Budget: constitutional amendment to require balanced (see H.J. Res. 22), H284 [8JA]

CBO: make publicly available fiscal and mathematical models, data, and other details of computations used in cost analysis and scoring (see H.R. 1077), H1460 [7FE]

Charities: allow charitable organizations to make statements on political campaigns if such statements are made in the ordinary course of carrying out its tax-exempt purpose (see H.R. 949), H1394 [6FE]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: bring into the regular appropriations process (see H.R. 969), H1361 [5FE]

Courts: restrict Federal court jurisdiction over abortion-related cases by establishing that human life begins at fertilization (see H.R. 305), H282 [8JA]

Crime: prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State laws requiring parental notification of abortions (see H.R. 611), H1363 [5FE]

——— prohibit unlawful disposal in landfills or navigable waters of fetal remains resulting from an abortion (see H.R. 671), H1214 [24JA]

Dept. of HHS: prohibit certain research on human fetal tissue obtained pursuant to an abortion (see H.R. 437), H1363 [5FE] (see H.R. 573), H601 [15JA]

——— prohibit Federal family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions (see H.R. 296), H361 [9JA]

Dept. of State: eliminate Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (see H.R. 479), H1172 [23JA]

Dept. of the Interior: authorize a National Heritage Area Program (see H.R. 1049), H1459 [7FE]

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. 32), H520 [11JA]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide certain employees of Members of Congress and certain State or local government employees with access to case-tracking information (see H.R. 628), H998 [22JA]

——— provide inscriptions for veterans’ spouses and children on certain headstones and markers (see H.R. 1126), H1492 [8FE]

——— repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of veterans’ dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 553), H1285 [29JA]

District of Columbia: reauthorize funding for public schools, charter schools, and the Opportunity Scholarship Program providing private school vouchers (see H.R. 787), H1211 [24JA]

Egypt: enact reforms to ensure Coptic Christians have the same rights and opportunities as other Egyptian citizens and take steps to end attacks on Christians (see H. Res. 49), H1465 [7FE]

English language: reaffirm as official language of U.S., establish uniform English language rule for naturalization, and avoid misconstructions of English language texts of U.S. laws (see H.R. 997), H1390 [6FE]

Federal agencies and departments: require the appropriation of funds to use a fee, fine, penalty, or proceeds received from a settlement (see H.R. 850), H1283 [29JA]

Firearms: permit States to provide reciprocal treatment for carrying of certain concealed firearms by nonresidents (see H.R. 38), H361 [9JA]

Fort Frederica National Monument: adjust boundary (see H.R. 114), H1285 [29JA]

FRS: require an audit of the Board of Governors and Federal Reserve banks (see H.R. 24), H201 [3JA]

Health: ensure coverage for pre-existing conditions and guarantee coverage in individual and group markets contingent on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act repeal (see H.R. 692), H1494 [8FE]

Immigration: clarify classes of individuals born in the U.S. who are nationals and citizens of the U.S. at birth (see H.R. 140), H465 [10JA]

Medicaid: allow for greater State flexibility relative to excluding providers who are involved in abortions (see H.R. 888), H1334 [30JA]

——— require States to report information on payments to abortion providers (see H.R. 708), H1173 [23JA]

Members of Congress: constitutional amendment to limit terms (see H.J. Res. 20), H361 [9JA]

Nancy Reagan Memorial Park, Arlington County, VA: designate (see H.R. 308), H1350 [4FE]

Native Americans: clarify rights of Indians and tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act (see H.R. 779), H1211 [24JA]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage (see H.R. 748), H1343 [31JA]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: provide for a moratorium on Federal funding relative to provision of abortion services and increase funding for other women’s health care service providers (see H.R. 369), H603 [15JA]

Religion: ensure organizations with religious or moral convictions are allowed to provide child welfare services (see H.R. 897), H1334 [30JA]

Research: intensify stem cell research showing evidence of substantial clinical benefit to patients (see H.R. 64), H1518 [11FE]

Taxation: impose Federal taxes on bonds used to provide facilities owned by abortion providers (see H.R. 219), H361 [9JA]

——— provide deduction for certain charity care provided by physicians (see H.R. 856), H1283 [29JA]

——— repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes (see H.R. 218), H361 [9JA]

Unemployment: require substance abuse risk assessment and targeted drug testing as a condition for receipt of unemployment compensation (see H.R. 1121), H1491 [8FE]

Bills and resolutions introduced

Immigration: reform H–2A program for nonimmigrant agricultural workers (see H.R. 60), H203 [3JA]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: require States awarded grants to establish an exchange and that terminate such exchange provide an audit of use of grant funds and return funds to Federal Government (see H.R. 59), H203 [3JA]

Constitutional authority statements

Immigration: reform H–2A program for nonimmigrant agricultural workers (H.R. 60), H212 [3JA]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: require States awarded grants to establish an exchange and that terminate such exchange provide an audit of use of grant funds and return funds to Federal Government (H.R. 59), H212 [3JA]

Remarks

Abortion: pro choice versus right to life, H705 [17JA]

Government: shutdown relative to budget process, H539 [14JA]

House of Representatives: appreciation of opportunity to serve, H1271 [29JA]

Immigration: proposed construction of continuous wall or fence along southern U.S. border, H539 [14JA]

——— secure the border between the U.S. and Mexico, H539 [14JA], H1436 [7FE]

March for Life: commend marchers and recognize the right to life, H705 [17JA]

National School Choice Week: observance, H1161 [23JA]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration relative to immigration policy, H1436 [7FE]