H.R. 244 HIRE Vets Acts

Paul Cook (Republican – California) introduced the “Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017” or the “HIRE Vets Act”, to direct the Department of Labor to establish a program to recruit, employ and retain veterans and provide community and charitable services supporting the veteran community. Continue reading

H.R. 609 -To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the “Abie Abraham VA Clinic”

Mike Kelly (Republican – Pennsylvania) introduced H.R. 609 to name the Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler, County, Pennsylvania as the “Abie Abraham VA Clinic” Continue reading

H.J. Res. 38 – Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule

Bill Johnson (Republican – Ohio) introduced the House Joint Resolution 38 to nullify the rule Submitted by the Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement on December 20, 2016 to address impacts of surface coal mining operations on surface water, groundwater, and the productivity of mining operation sites. Continue reading

H.J.Res.41 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers”

Bill Huizenga (Republican – Michigan) proposed House Joint Resolution 41 to nullify a rule submitted by the securities and exchange commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers.” The Joint Resolution nullifies a rule, which was mandated under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The rule requires resource extraction issuers (oil, coal, gas companies, etc.) to disclose payments made to governments for the commercial development of oil, natural gas, or minerals. Continue reading

H.R. 698 – Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act of 2017

Scott Tipton (Republican – Colorado) introduced H.R. 698 to require a land conveyance involving the Elkhorn Ranch and the White River National Forest in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes. Continue reading