Sponsored by Welch, Peter - US Congress (Current)

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USHJR113Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.
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2014-04-16
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USHB4450Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014
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2014-04-10
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USHB4430Protecting the Sustainable Use of Spent Grains Act of 2014
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2014-04-08
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USHB1528Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act of 2013 - Amends the Controlled Substances Act to prohibit a veterinarian who is registered to manufacture or distribute controlled substances from being required to have a separate registration in order to transport ...
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2014-04-03
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
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USHB2019Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to terminate the entitlement of any major or minor political party to a payment from the Presidential Election Campaign Fund for a presidential nominating convention. Transfe...
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2014-04-03
Became Public Law No: 113-94.
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USHB1281Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend and revise a grant program for screening, counseling, and other services related to heritable disorders. Expands eligible grantees to include a...
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2014-04-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHR536Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that telephone service must be improved in rural areas of the United States and that no entity may unreasonably discriminate against telephone users in those areas.
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2014-04-02
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USHR526Recognizes the important work of the Meals On Wheels Association of America and its member programs in addressing senior hunger, increasing awareness of the need for senior nutrition programs, and in raising non-federal funds and soliciting volunteer...
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2014-03-27
Intro
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USHB15Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act - States that passage of this Act recognizes that the primary tenets of its success depend on securing U.S. sovereignty and establishing a coherent and just system for integrati...
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2014-03-26
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Garcia. Petition No: 113-9. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
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USHR418Calls on: (1) Burma to end the persecution and discrimination of the Rohingya people and ensure respect for internationally recognized human rights for all ethnic and religious minority groups, and (2) the United States and the international communit...
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2014-03-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB1869Biennial Budgeting and Enhanced Oversight Act of 2013 - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (CBA) to require: (1) biennial (instead of annual) budget resolutions, (2) biennial appropriations Acts, and (3) biennial government strategic and per...
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2014-03-21
House Committee on Rules Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Sept. 12, 2014.
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USHB3370Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 - Prohibits the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from: (1) increasing flood insurance risk premium rates to reflect the current risk of flood for certain property loca...
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2014-03-21
Became Public Law No: 113-89.
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USHB3880National Security Agency Data Collection Review Act of 2014
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2014-03-20
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USHB3881Expansion of National Security Agency Oversight Act - Amends the Foreign Intelligene Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to include the House Committees on Armed Services and Foreign Affairs and the Senate Committees on Armed Services and Foreign Relatio...
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2014-03-20
Intro
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USHB3882National Security Agency Accountability Act - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to require the Comptroller General to report annually to the House and Senate Intelligence and Judiciary Committees on the effectiveness of the pro...
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2014-03-20
Intro
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USHB2672CFPB Rural Designation Petition and Correction Act - Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to establish an application process under which a person who lives or ...
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2014-03-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 55 - 1.
Intro
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USHB4241Act to Ban Zohydro
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2014-03-13
Intro
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USHCR86Recognizes the significance of the Smith-Lever Act which established the Cooperative Extension System. Honors the university faculty and local educators who provide educational programs to help people, families, youth, businesses, and communities s...
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2014-03-13
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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USHB1814Equitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to minimum essential health care coverage requirements added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to allow an additional religious ...
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2014-03-12
Received in the Senate.
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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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USHB4169S.O.S. Act
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2014-03-07
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USHB2126Better Buildings Act of 2013 - Requires the Administrator of General Services (GSA) to develop and publish model leasing provisions for use in leasing documents that designate a federal agency as a landlord or tenant to encourage building owners and ...
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2014-03-06
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USHB20Government By the People Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to allow a refundable credit of 50% of qualified congressional House campaign contributions paid or incurred during the taxable year (contributions of cash by an individual...
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2014-03-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2246-2250)
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USHB3824Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to extend emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) payments for eligible individuals to weeks of employment ending on or before April 1, 2014. Amen...
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2014-02-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2068-2069)
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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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2014-02-28
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USHR464Honors the victims of the genocide in Cambodia that took place from April 1975 through January 1979, and supports efforts to pursue justice for its victims.
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2014-02-27
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USHB2548Electrify Africa Act of 2013 - Directs the President to establish a multiyear strategy to assist countries in sub-Saharan Africa develop an appropriate mix of power solutions to provide sufficient electricity access to people living in rural and urba...
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2014-02-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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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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USHB2569Upper Missisquoi and Trout Wild and Scenic Rivers Act - Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate specified segments of the Missisquoi River and Trout River in Vermont as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Requires th...
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2014-02-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB4066Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) to provide additional energy conservation standards applicable to grid-enabled water heaters (those intended for use as part of an electric thermal storage or demand response program). Requires ann...
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2014-02-21
Intro
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USHB4045First Rhode Island Regiment Congressional Gold Medal Act - Requries the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a congressional gold medal to the First Rhode Island Regiment, collectively, in recog...
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2014-02-11
Intro
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USHB3991Critical Access Hospital Relief Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal the 96-hour physician certification requirement for inpatient critical access hospital services under which a physician must certify that...
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2014-02-04
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USHB3930National Commission on the Structure of the Army Act of 2014 - Establishes the National Commission on the Structure of the Army to undertake a comprehensive study of the structure of the Army to determine: (1) the proper force mixture of the active c...
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2014-01-27
Intro
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USHB371121st Century Glass-Steagall Act of 2013 - Amends the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to prohibit an insured depository institution from: (1) being or becoming an affiliate of any insurance company, securities entity, or swaps entity; (2) being in commo...
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2014-01-27
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USHB350721st Century Care for Military and Veterans Act - Permits the use of a telecommunications system to provide an item or service to current and former members of the uniformed services and their dependents under the TRICARE plan of health care benefits...
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2014-01-24
Intro
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USHB3793Military Retirement Restoration Act - Repeals the provision of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 that reduces the cost-of-living adjustment to the retirement pay of members of the Armed Forces under age 62. Amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat a...
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2014-01-24
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USHB3397Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to develop guidelines for the use by the Secretaries of the military departments and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) of unofficial sources of information, including eyewitness statements, to determine the...
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2014-01-24
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USHB3453Putting Our Veterans Back to Work Act of 2013 - Amends the: (1) VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 to extend through March 31, 2016, the veterans retraining assistance program; and (2) Wounded Warrior Act to extend through 2016 the authority of the Secre...
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2014-01-24
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USHB915Authorizes the Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate the formation of the Peace Corps and to honor the ideals upon which it was founded. Prohibits the use of ...
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2014-01-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 245.
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USHB3890Better Care, Lower Cost Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish an integrated chronic care delivery program (Better Care Program or BCP) that promote...
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2014-01-17
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USHB3916Promoting Rural Broadband Act of 2014 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), when prescribing regulations concerning the competitive bidding system under which electromagnetic spectrum licenses...
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2014-01-16
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USHB3855Intelligence Budget Transparency Act of 2014 - Requires the President's annual federal budget submission to include the total dollar amount proposed for intelligence or intelligence related activities of each element of the government engaged in such...
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2014-01-13
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USHB3854Community Economic Opportunity Act of 2014 - Revises the Community Services Block Grant Act, reauthorizing and extending the Act and its community services block grant program at specified levels for FY2014-2018, and at unspecified levels for FY2019-...
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2014-01-13
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USHB3135Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2013 - Amends provisions of federal civil service law to extend employment-related and retirement benefits to domestic partners of federal employees and to set forth requirements for establishing a...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3143Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act - Amends the federal judicial code to include among the exceptions to U.S. jurisdictional immunity of foreign states any statutory or common law tort claim arising out of an act of extrajudicial killing, airc...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3361Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ending Eavesdropping, Dragnet-collection, and Online Monitoring Act or the USA FREEDOM Act - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to set forth additional requiremen...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3349Innovation Protection Act - Establishes in the Treasury the United States Patent and Trademark Office Public Enterprise Fund (Public Enterprise Fund) to be used as a revolving fund by the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) witho...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3304National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations - Title I: Procurement - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - (Sec. 101) Authorizes appropriations for FY2014 for the Department of De...
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2013-12-26
Became Public Law No: 113-66.
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USHB3772Home Heating and Cooling Efficiently Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt electric heat pumps and water heaters from the $300 limitation on residential energy property expenditures for purposes of the tax credit for nonbusiness energy eff...
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2013-12-12
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USHR434States that the House of Representatives has learned with profound sorrow of the death of Nelson Mandela, former President of the Republic of South Africa. Tenders its sympathies to the members of his family and his fellow citizens. Honors the life...
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2013-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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