AMASH, JUSTIN (a Representative from Michigan)

AMASH, JUSTIN (a Representative from Michigan)

Amendments

Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (H.R. 2500), H5644 [11JY]

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), H4718 [18JN]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Abortion: prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in government activities (see H.R. 2014), H2938 [1AP]

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

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

Aretha Franklin Post Office Building, Detroit, MI: designate (see H.R. 3976), H7463 [25JY]

Armed Forces: repeal authority to use against those responsible for hijacking and crashing of commercial aircraft into the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Somerset County, PA (see H.R. 1274), H2031 [14FE]

Committee on Trade Responsibilities (Joint): establish to transfer Office of the U.S. Trade Representative functions and responsibilities to the legislative branch (see H. Con. Res. 2), H4182 [30MY]

Contracts: preserve open competition and neutrality toward labor relations of Federal contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects (see H.R. 1858), H6001 [17JY]

Courts: prohibit imposition of death penalty for any violation of Federal law (see H.R. 4052), H7466 [25JY]

Crime: prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State laws requiring parental notification of abortions (see H.R. 611), H675 [16JA]

Dept. of Agriculture: exempt from inspection the slaughter of animals and preparation of carcasses conducted at a custom slaughter facility (see H.R. 2859), H4063 [21MY]

——— repeal sugar program and certain other programs relating to sugar (see H.R. 3705), H8113 [11OC]

Dept. of Defense: limit and regulate transfer of surplus military equipment to State and local law enforcement agencies (see H.R. 1714), H2715 [13MR]

Dept. of Education: terminate (see H.R. 899), H1334 [30JA]

Dept. of HHS: prohibit Federal family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions (see H.R. 296), H282 [8JA]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: authorize health care providers to provide recommendations and opinions to veterans regarding participation in State marijuana programs (see H.R. 1647), H2614 [8MR]

——— provide for presumption of service connection for diseases associated with herbicide exposure for certain veterans who served offshore of Vietnam (see H.R. 299), H1464 [7FE]

Drugs: limit application of Federal laws to distribution and consumption of marijuana (see H.R. 1588), H2581 [7MR]

FDA: strengthen regulation of compounding drugs by pharmacies (see H.R. 1959), H3477 [7MY]

Foreign trade: provide for congressional review of the imposition of duties and other trade measures by the executive branch (see H.R. 723), H1170 [23JA]

——— require congressional approval before the President can adjust imports in the interest of national security (see H.R. 940), H4345 [5JN]

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

Gun-Free School Zones Act: repeal (see H.R. 3200), H4431 [11JN]

Iraq: defer removal of certain nationals living in the U.S. (see H.R. 2537), H3473 [7MY]

Saudi Arabia: disapprove sale of certain defense articles and services (see H.J. Res. 62), H4627 [12JN]

——— require any civilian nuclear cooperation agreement with the U.S. prohibits enrichment of uranium or separation of plutonium on Saudi Arabian territory to ensure nonproliferation (see H. Con. Res. 23), H2314 [28FE]

Taxation: repeal excise tax on medical devices (see H.R. 2207), H3252 [10AP]

Trump, President: terminate declared national emergency to obtain funding for construction of a continuous wall or fence along southern U.S. border (see H.J. Res. 46), H2046 [22FE]

United Arab Emirates: disapprove sale of certain defense articles and services (see H.J. Res. 62), H4627 [12JN]

Bills and resolutions introduced

Armed Forces: remove from unauthorized hostilities in Yemen (see H.J. Res. 56), H3256 [10AP]

Congress: require every bill, resolution, and document produced by Congress to be created, transmitted, and published in searchable electronic formats (see H.R. 3403), H5036 [21JN]

——— require every bill to show the changes the bill makes to the full text of existing sections of law the bill repeals or amends (see H.R. 3402), H5036 [21JN]

Dept. of Homeland Security: limit authority of personnel to prohibit a citizen or permanent U.S. resident from boarding as a passenger on an aircraft or cruise ship based on inclusion in a watchlist (see H.R. 4431), H7864 [20SE]

——— require that court proceedings settling just compensation be completed prior to taking possession of property using eminent domain (see H.R. 440), H461 [10JA]

Drugs: allow State and tribal regulation of marijuana, maintain application of certain criminal offenses relative to marijuana, prohibit its sale to individuals under 21, and study effects of legalization (see H.R. 3754), H5824 [15JY]

Elections: require States to provide equivalent ballot access to all congressional candidates regardless of party nomination or affiliation and eliminate straight-ticket voting (see H.R. 1681), H2679 [12MR]

Eximbank: abolish (see H.R. 1910), H2884 [27MR]

National Security Agency: repeal authority to access on an ongoing basis business records for foreign intelligence and international terrorism investigations (see H.R. 1942), H2914 [28MR]

Constitutional authority statements

Armed Forces: remove from unauthorized hostilities in Yemen (H.J. Res. 56), H3259 [10AP]

Congress: require every bill, resolution, and document produced by Congress to be created, transmitted, and published in searchable electronic formats (H.R. 3403), H5037 [21JN]

——— require every bill to show the changes the bill makes to the full text of existing sections of law the bill repeals or amends (H.R. 3402), H5037 [21JN]

Dept. of Homeland Security: limit authority of personnel to prohibit a citizen or permanent U.S. resident from boarding as a passenger on an aircraft or cruise ship based on inclusion in a watchlist (H.R. 4431), H7866 [20SE]

——— require that court proceedings settling just compensation be completed prior to taking possession of property using eminent domain (H.R. 440), H463 [10JA]

Drugs: allow State and tribal regulation of marijuana, maintain application of certain criminal offenses relative to marijuana, prohibit its sale to individuals under 21, and study effects of legalization (H.R. 3754), H5825 [15JY]

Elections: require States to provide equivalent ballot access to all congressional candidates regardless of party nomination or affiliation and eliminate straight-ticket voting (H.R. 1681), H2680 [12MR]

Eximbank: abolish (H.R. 1910), H2886 [27MR]

National Security Agency: repeal authority to access on an ongoing basis business records for foreign intelligence and international terrorism investigations (H.R. 1942), H2917 [28MR]

Notices

Election to Committee on Oversight and Reform (House) vacated, H5274 [9JY]

Remarks

Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (H.R. 2500), H5645 [11JY]

——— prohibit the indefinite military detention of U.S. citizens, H5645 [11JY]

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), H4718, H4719 [18JN]

Privacy: limit warrantless searching of collections of communications for U.S. persons, H4718, H4719 [18JN]

Resignations

House Republican Conference, H5273 [9JY]

Tributes

Jones, Walter B., H2344 [5MR]