Sponsored by Cicilline, David N. - US Congress (Current)

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USHB5441Amends the federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to describe the organization as a national association of veterans (currently, an association of men) who, as soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen, served this Nation i...
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2014-11-25
Presented to President.
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USHB669Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act - (Sec. 2) Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to continue activities relating to stillbirth, sudden unexpecte...
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2014-11-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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USHB2901Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the initial U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Water and Development Strategy is a significant accomplishment and improves USAID's capacity ...
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2014-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB5656Feed the Future Global Food Security Act of 2014 - Expresses the sense of Congress that U.S. efforts to end global poverty should build upon the progress and successes of the Feed the Future Initiative in supporting agricultural development and addre...
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2014-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB5241Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act - Prohibits the U.S. government from recognizing the de jure or de facto sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters. Prohibits any federal department or agency fro...
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2014-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB3583Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) every individual, regardless of gender, should have the opportunity to pursue an education free from the fear of discrimination; and (2) educational exchanges promote instit...
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2014-11-20
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 603.
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USHB5681Allows specified amendments to the Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for Cooperation on the Uses of Atomic Energy for Mutual Defense Purpose...
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2014-11-20
Received in the Senate.
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USHB2689Energy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2013 - Amends the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to direct each federal facility energy manager to consider, not later than two years after completion of a comprehensive energy and wa...
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2014-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 467.
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USHCR107Condemns the use of innocent civilians as human shields. Calls on the international community to recognize and condemn Hamas's breaches of international law by using human shields. Places responsibility for the rocket attacks against Israel on Ha...
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2014-11-18
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USHB5327Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require any employment in which children under the age of 18 come into direct contact with tobacco plants or dried tobacco leaves to be considered particularly hazardous oppressive child labor, which is ...
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2014-11-17
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USHB4970Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (SAA, 2008) to extend emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) payments for eligible individuals to weeks of employment ending on or before ...
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2014-11-17
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USHB5000Working Families Child Care Act of 2014 - Amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act to create a supplemental state entitlement for child care assistance for families with infants or toddlers...
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2014-11-17
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USHB5051Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014 - Affirms requirements, notwithstanding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, that: (1) an employer that establishes or maintains a group health plan for its employees must provi...
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2014-11-17
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USHB4902Creating Higher Education Affordability Necessary to Compete Economically Act or the Middle Class CHANCE Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase the maximum Federal Pell Grant for award year 2014-2015 and adjust it each subsequent a...
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2014-11-17
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USHB5563Honoring the Hiring of Heroes Act - Directs the Secretaries of Labor and Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) jointly establish a program to award nonmonetary Employment Salute Awards to employers for veteran-friendly employment practices; and (2) establish...
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2014-11-17
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USHB5569Community Partnerships in Education Act - Amends the school improvement program under part A of title I (Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to: allow states and local educat...
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2014-11-17
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USHB5242Stop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2014 - Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program providing eligible households with summer Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards that give...
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2014-11-17
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USHB5012Summer Meals Act of 2014 - Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to redefine "areas in which poor economic conditions exist," where the summer food service program for children may operate, as areas in which at least 40% (...
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2014-11-17
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USHB5589Veteran Education Empowerment Act - Directs the Secretary of Education to award four-year grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) to establish, maintain, and improve a veteran student center. Requires grantees to be IHEs that: have a popul...
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2014-11-17
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USHCR118Honors the commitment, courage, and sacrifices made by medical professionals, health care workers, government officials, military personnel, nongovernmental organizations, members of civil society, faith leaders, and volunteers engaged in the effort ...
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2014-11-14
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USHB5706Nazi Social Security Benefits Termination Act of 2014
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2014-11-13
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USHB5683Ensuring Access to Justice for Claims Against the United States Act - Amends the federal judicial code with respect to the jurisdiction of federal courts over civil actions pending in, or on appeal from, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (USCFC) when ...
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2014-11-13
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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USHB647Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2013 or the ABLE Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish tax-exempt ABLE accounts to assist an individual with a disability in building an account to pay for qualified disability expenses....
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2014-11-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 456.
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USHB5606Homemade Firearms Accountability Act of 2014
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2014-10-28
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USHB5617Copyright and Marriage Equality Act - Amends federal copyright law to revise the definition of "widow" or "widower" for purposes of provisions concerning the transfer of a copyright to an author's spouse or other next of kin follo...
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2014-10-28
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USHB4323Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends the Debbie Smith Act of 2004 to reauthorize funding through FY2019 for: (1) the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program; (2) DNA training and education for law enforcement, correctional personnel, and ...
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2014-09-29
Became Public Law No: 113-182.
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USHB5486Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014 - Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to promulgate a rule requiring liquid nicotine containers to be designed with special packaging that is difficult for children under five years of...
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2014-09-19
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USHB706Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act - Establishes the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park in Massachussets and Rhode Island as a unit of the National Park System. Authorizes the Secretary to acquire up to ...
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2014-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB2821American Jobs Act of 2013 - Prohibits the use of funds made available by this Act for a project for the construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of a public building or public work unless all of the iron, steel, and manufactured goods used in...
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2014-09-18
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Ms. Wilson (FL). Petition No: 113-12. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
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USHR743Expresses support for the designation of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week.
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2014-09-18
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USHB4166Lake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2014 - Transfers the administrative jurisdiction over specified water and land that is within or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California from the Bureau of Reclamation to the Bureau of Land Management (BL...
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2014-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB5130Protecting Consumers from Unreasonable Credit Rates Act of 2014 - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit a creditor from extending credit to a consumer under an open end consumer credit plan (credit card) for which the fee and interest rate exce...
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2014-09-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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USHR707Condemns: (1) all forms of anti-Semitism and rejects attempts to justify anti-Jewish hatred or violent attacks as an acceptable expression of disapproval over political events, and (2) the comparison of Israel to Nazis. Applauds those foreign leader...
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2014-09-18
H.AMDT.1143 On agreeing to the Royce amendment (A002) Agreed to without objection.
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USHB5524Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2014 - Expands the TRICARE health care program managed by the Department of Defense (DOD) to entitle additional female beneficiaries and dependents to care related to the preventi...
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2014-09-17
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USHB2866Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2014-09-16
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USHB5467Metropolitan Planning Enhancement Act
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2014-09-16
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USHB2996Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) a ...
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2014-09-16
Received in the Senate.
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USHR728Expresses support for: (1) the designation of a Small Business Saturday, (2) efforts to encourage consumers to shop locally, and (3) efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses and their impact on the U.S. economy.
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2014-09-16
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USHR723Recognizes the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Esteems the integral role of Latinos and their manifold heritage in the economy, culture, and identity of the United States.
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2014-09-15
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USHB1869Biennial Budgeting and Enhanced Oversight Act of 2014 - Title I: Congressional Budget Process - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (CBA), including the Congressional Impoundment Control Act of 1974, to revise the federal and congressional bu...
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2014-09-12
House Committee on Rules Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 11, 2014.
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USHB4399Comprehensive Department of Veterans Affairs Performance Management and Accountability Reform Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in implementing the federal performance appraisal system for senior executives of the Department of...
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2014-09-10
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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USHB4377Burma Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2014 - Prohibits FY2014 or FY2015 funds from being made available for security assistance to the government of Burma unless the Secretary of State certifies to Congress that: (1) Burma has taken steps toward es...
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2014-09-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Unanimous Consent .
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USHB5128International Human Rights Defense Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of State to establish in the Department of State's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor a Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Peoples who shall: (1) direct U.S. gov...
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2014-09-08
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USHR701Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the current outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia is an international health crisis and is the largest and most widespread outbreak of the disease ever recorded. Calls on all n...
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2014-09-08
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USHJR119Constitutional Amendment - Authorizes Congress and the states to set reasonable limits on the raising and spending of money by candidates and others to influence elections. Grants Congress and the states the power to implement and enforce this amend...
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2014-09-02
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USHB4996Energy Markets Emergency Act - Directs the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to use its authority (including emergency powers) to: (1) to curb immediately the role of excessive speculation in any contract market within its jurisdiction on o...
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2014-08-11
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USHB4966Pathogen Reduction and Testing Reform Act of 2014 - Amends the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act to revise the definition of "adulterated" to make explicit the Department o...
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2014-08-11
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USHB4450Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) to revise qualifications requirements for members of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. (Sec. 3) Revise...
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2014-07-31
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
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USHR281Calls on China (PRC) to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners, and particularly from Falun Gong prisoners of conscience and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups. Calls for a Department of State investigation into organ...
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2014-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB5278No Federal Contracts for Corporate Deserters Act of 2014
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2014-07-30
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