Sponsored by Keating, William R. - US Congress (Current)

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USHR713Expresses the belief that: (1) a united, secure, and prosperous United Kingdom is important for U.S. national security priorities; and (2) diplomatic, economic, and military cooperation between the United States and the United Kingdom is essential to...
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2014-08-04
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USHB594Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the muscular dystrophy research program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Expands the rang...
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2014-08-01
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 529.
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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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2014-07-31
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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USHB5340Fighting Medicare Fraud Act of 2014
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2014-07-31
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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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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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2014-07-31
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USHB4701Vector-Borne Disease Research Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Directors of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to: (1) deve...
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2014-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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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USHR697Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
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2014-07-30
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USHB4490United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014 - Revises U.S. international broadcasting and communications structures, missions, and objectives. Repeals the United States International Broadcasting Act of 1994, and amends the United S...
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2014-07-29
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USHB5249Rosoboronexport Embargo Act of 2014 - Prohibits the head of an executive agency from entering into a contract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative agreement with, or make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan agreement to Rosoboronexport (the...
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2014-07-29
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USHB2996Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013 - Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish within the Institute (NIST) a Network for Manufacturing Innovation Program. ...
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2014-07-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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USHR562Reaffirms that it is U.S. policy to support the Republic of Moldova's sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity. Supports the Strategic Dialogue as a means to strengthen relations between the Republic of Moldova and the United States and...
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2014-07-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHR684Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative stamp honoring the life of Maya Angelou.
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2014-07-24
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USHB2283Human Trafficking Prioritization Act - (Sec. 3) Expresses the sense of Congress that the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking of the Department of State will be more effective in carrying out duties mandated by Congress in the Trafficking Victims...
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2014-07-24
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USHB3802Extends until December 2, 2020, the legislative authority of the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in honor of former President John Adams and his family's legacy of public service...
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2014-07-23
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USHB4411Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) States that it shall be U.S. policy to: (1) prevent Hezbollah's global logistics and financial network from operating in order to curtail funding of its domestic and international ac...
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2014-07-23
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USHR587Calls on the government of Sri Lanka to implement the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC). Recognizes that the LLRC report has not adequately addressed accountability for possible war crimes and crimes against ...
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2014-07-21
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USHB4851Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of State to submit an annual, publicly-available report to Congress containing: (1) an assessment of the level of access Chinese authorities granted U.S. diplomats, journalists, and touri...
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2014-07-21
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USHB5059Clay Hunt SAV Act
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2014-07-18
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USHB4888Coordinated Recovery Initiative for Babies Act of 2014 or the CRIB Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to study the treatment and surveillance of, and available information concerning, neonatal abstinence syndrome (...
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2014-07-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5882)
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USHB3488Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish preclearance facilities, conduct preclearance operations, or provide customs services outside of the United States to prevent terrorists, terrorist instruments, and other national secur...
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2014-07-09
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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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2014-07-09
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USHB4816Toxic Exposure Research and Military Family Support Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to: select a medical center in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to serve as the national center (Center) for the diagnosis, treatmen...
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2014-07-01
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USHB2807Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax deduction for charitable contributions by individuals and corporations of real property interests for conservation purposes.
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2014-06-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
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USHB5000Working Families Child Care Act of 2014
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2014-06-26
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USHB4960Charitable Automobile Red-Tape Simplification Act of 2014 or the CARS Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax deduction for charitable contributions, to modify the substantiation rules for donations of qualified vehicl...
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2014-06-25
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USHB4950Protecting American Jobs and Exports Act
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2014-06-24
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USHB4092Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2014 - Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to direct the Secretary of Energy (DOE), acting through the Office of Energy and Renewable Energy, to act as the lead federal agency for coordinati...
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2014-06-24
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USHB4920Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require state licensure and a bid and surety bond of at least $50,000 for each area for bidding entities under the Medicare dura...
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2014-06-19
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USHR109Condemns Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Calls on Iran to release all prisoners held solely on account of their religion. Calls on the Presi...
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2014-06-19
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Unanimous Consent .
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USHB4582Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and lat...
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2014-06-13
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USHB318Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial to include, in regards to the Korean War: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed in such action; (2) the number of memb...
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2014-06-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHR532Calls on the government of Turkey to lift restrictions on freedoms of the press, expression, and the Internet, including social media. Recognizes the role of technology and social media in helping independent journalists and the general public to com...
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2014-06-10
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USHB1726Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make appropriate arrangements for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal in honor of the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqu...
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2014-06-10
Became Public Law No: 113-120.
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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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2014-06-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHR609Expresses: (1) sympathy to all those affected by the flooding in the Western Balkans for the terrible loss of life and massive destruction; and (2) solidarity with the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Croatia, and the Republic of Ser...
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2014-06-10
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USHB2939Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a congressional gold medal in honor of President Shimon Peres of Israel.
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2014-06-09
Became Public Law No: 113-114.
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USHB3658Monuments Men Recognition Act of 2014 - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make arrangements for the presentation of a single congressional gold medal in commemoration of the Monuments M...
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2014-06-09
Became Public Law No: 113-116.
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USHB3361USA FREEDOM Act - Title I: FISA Business Records Reforms - (Sec. 101) Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to establish a new process to be followed when the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) submits an application to a...
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2014-06-05
Select Committee on Intelligence. Hearings held.
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USHB4807Cold War Service Medal Act of 2014 - Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned to issue the Cold War Service Medal to members of the Armed Forces who were discharged or released under honorable conditions after having: (1) served ...
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2014-06-05
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USHB1209Directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal in honor of the members of the 17 Bombardment Group (Medium), who became known as the Doo...
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2014-05-23
Became Public Law No: 113-106.
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USHB685American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a single congressional gold medal in honor of the American Fighter...
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2014-05-23
Became Public Law No: 113-105.
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USHB4693U.S. Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society Recognition Act of 2014 - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a gold medal to the U.S. Air Forces Escape and Eva...
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2014-05-20
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USHR573Supports the people of Nigeria, especially the parents and families of the girls abducted by Boko Haram in Borno state, and calls for their immediate and safe return. Condemns Boko Haram for its attacks on civilian targets, including schools, mosques...
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2014-05-20
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4535-4536)
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USHB4688Gold Star Families Equality Act - Requires a lapel button to be designed to identify widows, parents, and next of kin of members of the Armed Forces who die, under circumstances not already prescribed for under existing eligibility standards for a go...
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2014-05-20
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USHB2548Electrify Africa Act of 2014 - (Sec. 5) Directs the President to establish a multiyear policy, partnership, and funding strategy to assist countries in sub-Saharan Africa develop an appropriate mix of power solutions to provide sufficient electricity...
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2014-05-12
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USHR577Recognizes National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges that children in the foster care system face. Encourages Congress to implement policy to minimize the number of children entering the foster care system, ...
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2014-05-08
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USHR418Recognizes the initial steps Burma has taken in transitioning from a military dictatorship to a quasi-civilian government, including the conditional release of some political prisoners, and calls for more progress to be made in critical areas of demo...
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2014-05-07
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3929)
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USHB627National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, and half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Serv...
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2014-04-30
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