Sponsored by Markey, Edward J. - US Congress (Current)

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USHB69Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2013 - Amends the High Seas Driftnet Fishing Moratorium Protection Act to direct the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) and the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is ope...
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2014-04-03
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB981Resource Assessment of Rare Earths Act of 2013 or RARE Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior, through the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), to submit a comprehensive report on global rare earth element resources and the potential future g...
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2014-04-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 288.
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USHJR43Eliminates the time limit for ratification of the equal rights amendment (prohibits discrimination on account of sex) proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. Declares th...
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2014-03-12
Ms. Speier asked unanimous consent that she be considered the first sponsor of H.J. Res. 43, removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment, a bill originally introduced by Representative Robert Andrews of New Jersey, for the purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting re-printings pursuant to clause 7 of rule 12.
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USHB938United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Declares that Israel is a major strategic partner of the United States. Title I: United States-Israel Strategic Alliance - (Sec. 101) Amends the United States-Israel Enhanced Security ...
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2014-03-06
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USHB1010Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $8.20 an hour on the first day of the third month after the enactment of this Act; (2) $9.15 an hour after o...
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2014-02-26
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Bishop (NY). Petition No: 113-7. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
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USHB139Udall-Eisenhower Arctic Wilderness Act - Declares the policy of the United States concerning protection and preservation of the wilderness ecosystem of the Arctic coastal plain. Designates specified lands within Alaska in the Arctic National Wildlif...
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2013-10-07
UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST - Mr. Holt asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 139, a measure originally introduced by Representative Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts, for the purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of Rule 12. Agreed to without objection.
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USHB527Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 - (Sec. 3) Amends the Helium Act to require that all proceeds received by the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) from the sale or disposition of helium on federal land from sale or auction be credited to the Helium P...
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2013-10-02
Became Public Law No: 113-40.
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USHB1508Directs the United States Postal Service (USPS) to issue and sell an Alzheimer's Disease Research Semipostal Stamp. Requires proceeds from the sale of the stamp to be transferred to the National Institutes of Health. Requires the stamp to be made ava...
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2013-09-25
UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST - Ms. Waters asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1508, a measure originally introduced by Representative Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts, for the purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of Rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
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USHB2290Rural Energy Investment Act of 2013 - Amends the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 regarding the biobased markets program to: (1) extend program funding through FY2018, (2) increase the number of categories of biobased products designate...
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2013-09-24
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USHB267Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 - (Sec. 3) Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) to increase from 5,000 to 10,000 kilowatts the size of small hydroelectric power projects which the Federal Energy Regulatory Co...
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2013-08-09
Became Public Law No: 113-23.
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USHB850Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) States that it shall be U.S. policy to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability. Title I: Human Rights and Terrorism Sanctions - (Sec. 101) Amends the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accou...
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2013-08-01
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USHB674Rota Cultural and Natural Resources Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to: (1) study and report to Congress on the feasibility of designating prehistoric, historic, and limestone forest sites on the island of Rota, Commonwealth of the ...
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2013-07-31
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-93.
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USHB2235Officer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2013 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to extend public safety officers' death benefits to campus police officers. Defines a "campus police officer" as a p...
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2013-07-15
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USHB2523Respect for Marriage Act - Amends the Defense of Marriage Act to repeal a provision that prohibited a state, territory, possession, or Indian tribe from being required to recognize any public act, record, or judicial proceeding of any other state, te...
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2013-07-15
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USHB1151Directs the Secretary of State to: (1) develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan at the next triennial International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly to be held in September 2013 in Montreal, Canada; and (2) instruct the U.S....
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2013-07-12
Became Public Law No: 113-17.
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USHB1433Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the 3.4% interest rate on Federal Direct Stafford loans to loans first disbursed to undergraduate students between July 1, 2011, and July 1, 2015.
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2013-07-08
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USHB1595Student Loan Relief Act of 2013 - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the 3.4% interest rate on Federal Direct Stafford loans to loans first disbursed to undergraduate students between July 1, 2011, and ...
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2013-07-08
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USHB1385Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the regulation of cosmetics by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Requires any brand owner engaged in bringing a co...
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2013-07-08
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USHB1531Breast Cancer Patient Protect Act of 2013 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to require a group or individual health plan that provides medical and surgic...
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2013-07-08
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USHB1652Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 - Prohibits public school students from being excluded from participating in, or subject to discrimination under, any federally-assisted educational program on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orien...
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2013-07-08
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USHB1649Offshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2013 - Prohibits an employer from discharging, discriminating, or engaging in retaliatory actions against specified employees who report to a government official any violation or unsafe cond...
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2013-07-08
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USHB1755Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 - Prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity by covered entities (employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, or joint labor-managem...
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2013-07-08
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USHB1979Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to provide the Secretary of Education, from the combined earnings of the Fede...
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2013-07-08
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USHB2467Abandoned Mine Lands Cleanup and Taxpayer Fairness Act - Mining Reform and Deficit Reduction Act of 2013 - Applies this Act to any mining claim, millsite claim, or tunnel site claim located under the general mining laws or used for beneficiation or m...
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2013-06-27
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USHB2292Protection from Rogue Oil Traders Engaging in Computerized Trading Act or PROTECT Act - Amends the Commodities Exchange Act to make it unlawful to engage in an activity that the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has defined as high freque...
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2013-06-25
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USHB1891Science Laureates of the United States Act of 2013 - Establishes the position of Science Laureate of the United States. Requires the President to appoint a Science Laureate on the basis of: (1) merit, particularly the ability of such individual to f...
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2013-06-24
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USHR174Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Speaker should follow regular House procedure and immediately request a conference and appoint conferees to negotiate a FY2014 budget resolution conference agreement with the Senate.
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2013-06-20
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Van Hollen. Petition No: 113-3. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
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USHB2459Protect Overnight Delivery Act - Repeals the service standards for market-dominant products implemented by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) on July 1, 2012, and directs USPS to reinstate the service standards that were in effect on December 31, 2011.
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2013-06-20
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USHB2016Military Justice Improvement Act of 2013 - Amends the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), with respect to charges that allege an offense triable by court-martial (with certain exclusions) for which the maximum punishment includes confinement for...
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2013-06-20
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USHB2422Sally K. Ride Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2013 - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous presentation of a congressional gold medal in commemoration of Sally K....
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2013-06-18
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USHB1692Sudan Peace, Security, and Accountability Act of 2013 - Directs the President to develop and transmit to Congress a comprehensive strategy to end serious human rights violations in Sudan and to promote comprehensive peace and democratic reform. Requi...
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2013-06-14
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USHB2005Personalized Handgun Safety Act - Requires the Director of the National Institute of Justice to make grants to qualified entities (states or local governments, organizations, or institutions of higher education) to develop technology for personalized...
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2013-06-14
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USHB1962Free Flow of Information Act of 2013 - Prohibits a federal entity (an entity or employee of the judicial or executive branch or an administrative agency of the federal government), in any matter arising under federal law, from compelling a covered pe...
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2013-06-14
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USHB2332Adoption Tax Credit Tribal Parity Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow Indian tribes to make the determination that a child is a child with special needs for purposes of the adoption tax credit.
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2013-06-12
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USHB2185Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act - Directs the President to issue an annual proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe two minutes of silence on Veterans Day, beginning at 3:11 p.m. Atlantic standard time, in honor of the se...
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2013-06-11
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USHR227Calls on the President to work toward: (1) equitable and durable Armenian-Turkish relations based upon Turkey's acknowledgment of the facts and consequences of the Armenian Genocide, and (2) a comprehensive international resolution of this crime agai...
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2013-06-07
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USHR221Expresses support for the goals and ideals of an International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Encourages: (1) health care providers to offer culturally and clinically competent care to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) commun...
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2013-06-07
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USHB2248Ban Poisonous Additives Act of 2013 - Deems a food to be adulterated if its container: (1) is composed, in whole or in part, of bisphenol A (BPA); or (2) can release BPA into food. Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to grant ...
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2013-06-07
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USHB664Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act - Establishes in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, Maryland, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park as a unit of the National Park System. Establishes in Auburn, New York...
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2013-06-06
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB258Stolen Valor Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to rewrite provisions relating to fraudulent claims about military service to subject to a fine, imprisonment for not more than one year, or both an individual who, with intent to obtain mon...
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2013-06-03
Became Public Law No: 113-12.
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USHB360Directs 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 to commemorate the lives of Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia ...
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2013-05-24
Became Public Law No: 113-11.
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USHB2186Verifying Authority and Legality In Drug Compounding Act of 2013 or VALID Compounding Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the regulation of compounding drugs. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS)...
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2013-05-24
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USHB745Amends the Water Desalination Act of 1996 to extend through FY2018 the authorization of appropriations for: (1) grants and contracts for research to develop processes for converting saline water into water suitable for beneficial uses, and (2) the de...
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2013-05-23
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB2146Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 to extend from December 31, 2014, through December 31, 2024, the Terrorism Risk Insurance program. Extends to September 30, 2027, the deadl...
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2013-05-23
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USHB1731Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2013 - Amends the Egg Products Inspection Act to revise provisions concerning housing and treatment of egg-laying hens and enforcement of such requirements. Sets forth separate caging device and environmental...
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2013-05-22
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USHB2023Climate Change Health Protection and Promotion Act - Expresses the sense of Congress with respect to the impacts of climate change on health systems. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to: (1) publish a national strategic actio...
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2013-05-21
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2812)
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USHB1998Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit any person from importing, exporting, transporting, selling, receiving, acquiring, purchasing in interstate or foreign commerce, breeding, or possessing a...
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2013-05-21
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USHB2032Ban All Radioactive Recycling Act of 2013 - Amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to prohibit the Department of Energy (DOE) from planning or undertaking sales, trades, barters, or transfers of any metal that has been used or stored in a radiol...
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2013-05-17
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USHB2031Trial and Experimental Studies Transparency Act of 2012 [sic] or TEST Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to expand the clinical trials that must be reported to the clinical trial registry data bank to include: (1) any interventional study of ...
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2013-05-17
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USHB573Conveys to the government of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands submerged lands surrounding such Islands and extending three geographical miles outward from their coastlines. Includes the Northern Mariana Islands among the islands wher...
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2013-05-16
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