Legislative Accomplishments

Committee Assignments:
House Energy & Commerce Committee
House Veterans Affairs Committee

Issues of Responsibility:
Appropriations, Budget, Consumer Protection, Defense, Education, Financial Services, Foreign
Affairs, Government Reform, Homeland Security, Intelligence, Labor & Workforce, and
Veterans Affairs

H.R.4063 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
Jason Simcakoski PROMISE Act
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 11/18/2015) Cosponsors: (35)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs; Armed Services | Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Committee Reports: H. Rept. 114-546
Latest Action: Enacted into Law

H.R.271 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
COVER Act
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 01/12/2015) Cosponsors: (31)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: Enacted into Law

H.R.643 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
Veterans Education Survey Act of 2015
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 02/02/2015) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: Enacted into Law

H.R.5098 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)
FTC REPORTS Act
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 04/28/2016) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 04/29/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce,
Manufacturing, and Trade. (All Actions)

H.R.4561 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
SAFE TECH Act
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 12/06/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Homeland Security | Senate – Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Committee Reports: H. Rept. 115-498
Latest Action: Senate – 01/10/2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)

H.R.4830 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
SIT-REP Act
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 01/18/2018) Cosponsors: (7)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs | Senate – Veterans’ Affairs
Committee Reports: H. Rept. 115-694
Latest Action: Senate – 05/22/2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the
Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Enacted into Law

H.R.1771 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
VA GORDIAN KNOT Act
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 03/29/2017) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs; Appropriations
Latest Action: 04/04/2017 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)

H.R.3413 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
ACCESS Act
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 07/26/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: House – 07/27/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. (All Actions)

H.R.1994 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
VETERAN Act
Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] (Introduced 04/06/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Veterans’ Affairs
Latest Action: House – 04/07/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Enacted into Law

H.R.1841 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Data Accountability and Trust Act (DATA) of 2011
Sponsor: Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] (Introduced 05/11/2011) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House – 05/13/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce,
Manufacturing, and Trade. (All Actions)

 

Appropriation Amendments

H.Amdt.1435 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Description: At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: SEC.__. None of
the funds made available by this Act may be used by the Secretary of Defense to implement an
enrollment fee for the TRICARE for Life program under chapter 55 of title 10, United States
Code, that does not exist as of the date of the enactment of this Act.
Amends Bill: H.R.5856                    Sponsor: Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] (Offered 07/19/2012)
Latest Action: 07/19/12 On agreeing to the Stearns amendment (A058) Agreed to by recorded
vote: 399 – 17 (Roll no. 497). (All Actions)

H.Amdt.1169 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Description: Amendment prohibits the use of funds from being paid as bonuses to employees in
the Senior Executive Service.
Amends Bill: H.R.5854                   Sponsor: Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] (Offered 05/31/2012)
Latest Action: 05/31/12 On agreeing to the Stearns amendment (A016) Agreed to by voice vote.
(All Actions)

H.Amdt.518 — 112th Congress (2011-2012) Description: Amendment increases funding for
the Peer-Reviewed Prostate Cancer Research Program by $16 million offset by a reduction in
funding for defense-wide appropriations by a similar amount.
Amends Bill: H.R.2219                   Sponsor: Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] (Offered 07/06/2011)
Latest Action: 07/06/11 On agreeing to the Stearns amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.
(All Actions)

H.Amdt.144 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Description: At the end of the bill (before the short title), insert the following: SEC. __. None of
the funds made available in this Act may be used for the design, renovation, construction, or
rental of any headquarters for the United Nations in any location in the United States.
Amends Bill: H.R.1                   Sponsor: Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] (Offered 02/18/2011)
Latest Action: 02/18/11 On agreeing to the Stearns amendment (A134) Agreed to by recorded
vote: 231 – 191 (Roll no. 124). (All Actions)