ARRINGTON, JODEY C. (a Representative from Texas)

ARRINGTON, JODEY C. (a Representative from Texas)

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Abortion: ensure that a woman seeking a chemical abortion is informed that it may be possible to reverse the intended effects of the abortion if the woman changes her mind (see H.R. 2010), H3267 [12AP]

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

——— 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), H1394 [6FE]

American Farm Bureau Federation: anniversary of national convention (see H. Res. 45), H1214 [24JA]

Armed Forces: provide for continuance of pay and allowances for members, including Reserve components during any period of lapsed appropriations (see H.R. 491), H603 [15JA]

——— take certain steps to improve Transition Assistance Program and other transition assistance to members who are separated, retired, or discharged (see H.R. 2326), H3270 [15AP]

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

Charles W. Stenholm Post Office Building, Stamford, TX: designate (see H.R. 512), H518 [11JA]

Crime: provide for certain sentencing enhancements relating to illegal reentry offenses and clarify manner in which sentences for such offenses are to be served (see H.R. 1645), H2613 [8MR]

Day of Tears: observe and encourage citizens to lower flags to half-staff to honor unborn children who lost their lives to abortion (see H. Res. 50), H676 [16JA]

Dept. of HHS: prohibit certain research on human fetal tissue obtained pursuant to an abortion (see H.R. 437), H461 [10JA] (see H.R. 573), H601 [15JA]

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

Dept. of the Treasury: require $1 coins issued during 2019 to honor George Bush and issue bullion coins during 2019 in honor of Barbara Pierce Bush (see H.R. 1173), H2323 [4MR]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide for presumption of service connection for diseases associated with herbicide exposure for certain veterans who served offshore of Vietnam (see H.R. 299), H3220 [9AP]

Doherty, Glen: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 587), H1173 [23JA]

Federal agencies and departments: provide for a method by which the economic costs of significant regulatory actions may be offset by the repeal of other regulatory actions (see H.R. 575), H1363 [5FE]

——— require each agency, in providing notice of a rulemaking, to include a link to a plain language summary of the proposed rule (see H.R. 1087), H1461 [7FE]

——— 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), H202 [3JA]

Immigration: create a fund for construction of continuous wall along southern U.S. border, redirect amounts from foreign aid penalties and certain fees to such fund, and increase Border Patrol salaries and overtime (see H.R. 85), H3406 [1MY]

Israel: authorize military assistance, support ability to address conventional and emerging threats, and enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest (see H.R. 1837), H3682 [9MY]

——— oppose global boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement, urge negotiated solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and support U.S.-Israel scientific and technological cooperation in civilian areas (see H. Res. 246), H3260 [10AP]

Jews: reject anti-Israel and anti-Semitic hatred (see H. Res. 72), H1587 [13FE]

Law enforcement: use forfeited criminal proceeds resulting from prosecution of Joaquín A. Guzmán Loera (El Chapo) or other felony drug convictions for border security measures, including a border wall (see H.R. 714), H2043 [19FE]

Lucas Lowe Post Office, Hardin, TX: designate (see H.R. 1250), H2030 [14FE]

Medicare: improve home health payment reforms (see H.R. 2573), H3500 [8MY]

——— provide greater transparency of discounts provided by drug manufacturers by requiring Pharmacy Benefit Managers to disclose aggregate rebates and what proportion of those rebates go to beneficiaries (see H.R. 2115), H3127 [8AP]

Middle East: recognize Israel’s sovereignty over, and promote and conduct joint projects on, Golan Heights, and ensure Syria faces consequences for killing civilians, ethnic cleansing, and use of weapons of mass destruction (see H.R. 1372), H3070 [3AP]

Overton, Richard A.: tribute (see H. Res. 37), H518 [11JA]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: delay reimposition of annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 1398), H3729 [10MY]

——— repeal excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage (see H.R. 748), H1244 [28JA]

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), H357 [9JA]

Public debt: recognize the national debt as a threat to national security and commit to restoring regular order in appropriations process and addressing the fiscal crisis (see H. Res. 149), H2234 [26FE]

Public welfare programs: amend Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (see H.R. 1753), H2742 [14MR]

Radio: oppose new fees, taxes, royalties, or charges on local, over the air, radio stations (see H. Con. Res. 20), H2042 [19FE]

Smith, Sean: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 587), H1173 [23JA]

Stevens, J. Christopher: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 587), H1173 [23JA]

Taxation: encourage retirement and family savings (see H.R. 1084), H1461 [7FE]

——— impose Federal taxes on bonds used to provide facilities owned by abortion providers (see H.R. 219), H678 [16JA]

——— permanently extend the railroad track maintenance credit (see H.R. 510), H3341 [30AP]

——— repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes (see H.R. 218), H3101 [4AP]

——— repeal estate tax and retain stepped-up basis at death (see H.R. 521), H518 [11JA]

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

Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic, Odessa, TX: designate (see H.R. 2334), H3274 [18AP]

Woods, Tyrone: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 587), H1173 [23JA]

Bills and resolutions introduced

Budget: ensure timely completion of concurrent resolution and regular appropriation bills (see H.R. 1059), H1460 [7FE]

Members of Congress: constitutional amendment to limit terms (see H.J. Res. 4), H210 [3JA]

Public welfare programs: amend Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program by reviewing improper payments to strengthen program integrity (see H.R. 1505), H2366 [5MR]

Constitutional authority statements

Budget: ensure timely completion of concurrent resolution and regular appropriation bills (H.R. 1059), H1463 [7FE]

Members of Congress: constitutional amendment to limit terms (H.J. Res. 4), H218 [3JA]

Public welfare programs: amend Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program by reviewing improper payments to strengthen program integrity (H.R. 1505), H2368 [5MR]

Remarks

House of Representatives: authorize the Speaker to intervene in Texas v. U.S., and any appellate proceedings, H342 [9JA]

House Rules: amend and adopt (H. Res. 6), H342 [9JA]

Immigration: proposed construction of continuous wall or fence along southern U.S. border, H540 [14JA]

——— secure the border between the U.S. and Mexico, H540 [14JA], H1434 [7FE]

Insurance: ensure health coverage for individuals with preexisting conditions, H342 [9JA]

March for Life: commend marchers and recognize the right to life, H616 [16JA]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: impact of implementation on health care, coverage, costs, and accessibility, H342 [9JA]

——— revoke certain guidance relative to waivers for State innovation that weaken protections for individuals with preexisting conditions (H.R. 986), H3522 [9MY]

Texas Cowboy Reunion (organization): Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee, H3686 [10MY]

Texas Tech University: tribute to men’s basketball team, H3092 [4AP]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration relative to immigration policy, H1434 [7FE]

——— terminate declared national emergency to obtain funding for construction of a continuous wall or fence along southern U.S. border (H.J. Res. 46), H2106 [26FE]

U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change: prohibit funding to advance withdrawal from Paris Agreement and require the President to develop a plan for the U.S. to meet its pollution reduction goals under such agreement (H.R. 9), H3376 [1MY]

Votes: position on missed, H438• [10JA]