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Sponsored Legislation

One of the most important aspects of Congress is developing, making, and monitoring laws. New laws are created every week. As a Member of Congress, I am trying to be actively involved in sponsoring and drafting legislation about issues that are important to you. Please contact my offices to share your thoughts on current legislation that may affect you, your family and your community.

Legislation I'm Sponsoring:

H.R. 5058: Wild Horse Oversight Act

The Wild Horse Oversight Act of 2014 would preserve all protections under the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971, and simply allow states to implement horse and burro management plans that address the specific needs of their own state. Read More >

H.R. 4934: Regulatory Agency Demilitarization Act

Repeals the arrest and firearm authority granted to Office of Inspectors General in the Homeland Secrurity Act. Prohibits federal agencies, other than those traditionally tasked with enforcing federal law, from purchasing machine guns, grenades, and other weaponry regulated under the National Firearms Act. And directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to write a complete report detailing all federal agencies with specialized units that receive special tactical or military-style training.  Read More >

H.R. 4682: Veterans TRICARE Choice Act

This bipartisan bill gives TRICARE-eligible veterans the ability to contribute to a Health Savings Account (HSA) program. Read More >

H.R. 4256: Endangered Species Improvement Act of 2014

This bill would amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973, to require that the federal government count all species dwelling on both public and private lands, in determining species recovery. Read More >

H.R. 3311: PARC Act

Provide Access and Retain Continuity Act, otherwise known as the PARC Act. In the event of future government shutdowns or lapse in appropriations, this bill enables states to fund and continue operating National Parks and other federal facilities or programs that have direct economic impacts on tourism, mining, timber, or general transportation in the state. Read More >

H.R. 1422: EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act

Makes changes to the EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) to enhance public participation, improve the process for selecting expert advisors, expand transparency requirements and limit non-scientific policy advice. Read More >

H.R. 758: Utah Land Sovereignty Act

Would prevent the extension or establishment of national monuments in Utah without authorization from Congress. This bill adds Utah to an agreement made in 1950 between the federal government and Wyoming. Read More >

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