Sponsored by Capuano, Michael E. - US Congress (Current)

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USHB5320To direct the Attorney General to provide State officials with access to criminal history information with respect to certain financial service providers required to undergo State criminal background checks, and for other purposes.
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2014-09-26
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USHB5267Pet and Women Safety Act of 2014
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2014-09-26
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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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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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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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2014-09-18
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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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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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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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USHB5217Supporting Afterschool STEM Act - Requires the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish an afterschool STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) grant program awarding competitive grants to afterschool or STEM net...
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2014-09-12
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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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2014-09-08
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USHR689Supports the people of South Sudan and the region. Condemns attacks on civilians and civilian humanitarian assistance workers. Urges the President to work with the international community to provide technical support to the African Union Commission...
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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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USHB5314PREPARE Act of 2014
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2014-08-01
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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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USHB5317P.J.'s Act - Amends the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to make the acquisition, installation, and maintenance of security cameras, safety lighting, and building locking mechanisms in public housing eligible for community development bl...
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2014-07-31
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USHB5306Social Security 2100 Act
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2014-07-31
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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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USHB4626SAFE Act Confidentiality and Privilege Enhancement Act - Amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to extend to state and federal regulatory officials having financial services oversight authority (currently only those having mortgage oversi...
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2014-07-30
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 500.
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USHR684Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring 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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USHB5182Social Security and Marriage Equality Act - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act with respect to the determination of a valid marriage to account for marriages in jurisdictions other than a ...
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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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USHB5101National Freight Network Trust Fund Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish the National Freight Network Trust Fund, from which expenditures shall be made to fund awards under the National Freight Network Grant Program. Appropriat...
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2014-07-15
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USHR668Supports the goals and ideals of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, now in its 40th year of continuous service. Recognizes the benefits the CDBG program has provided to urban, suburban, and rural communities. Acknowledges the impor...
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2014-07-14
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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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2014-07-11
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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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USHB3488Preclearance Authorization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) preclearance operations in a foreign country to: prevent terrorists, instruments of terrorism...
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2014-07-09
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USHB5005Ending Corporal Punishment in Schools Act of 2014 - Amends the General Education Provisions Act to prohibit the Secretary of Education from providing education funding to any educational agency or institution that allows school personnel to inflict c...
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2014-06-26
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USHB1098Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to report to Congress on recommendations (made pursuant to an earlier report) concerning improvement...
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2014-06-25
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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 - Amends the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States through FY2021. Extends through FY2021 and gradually increases (with a specified exception) the Bank's agg...
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2014-06-24
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USHB4144U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors Enhancement Act - Amends federal shipping law to: (1) expand the membership of the Board of Visitors to the U. S. Merchant Marine Academy, and (2) specify requirements for the presidential appointees. Au...
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2014-06-20
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USHB4778Atomic Veterans Service Medal Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to: (1) design and produce a military service medal, to be known as the Atomic Veterans Service Medal, to honor retired and former members of the Armed Forces who participated...
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2014-06-20
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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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2014-06-20
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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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USHR503Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it should be U.S. policy to encourage and facilitate: (1) implementation of the January 23, 2014, cessation of hostilities agreement between the government of South Sudan and the Sudan People's...
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2014-06-18
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
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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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2014-06-13
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USHB4172Student Testing Improvement and Accountability Act - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the requirement that students be tested against state academic content and achievement standards in mathematics and reading or...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4415Emergency 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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2014-06-13
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USHB4040Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act - Amends the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to require states that classify children by disability to: (1) identify, locate, and evaluate children who have visual disabilities, or who are deaf or...
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2014-06-13
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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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USHB4227Fair Employment Protection Act of 2014 - Sets forth employer liability standards to be applied in employee harassment claims under specified provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans w...
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2014-06-13
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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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USHR614Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: students and families should maintain the right and responsibility of determining where to enroll for postsecondary education; the federal government, in conjunction with states and accredito...
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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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USHB4467Best Return on America's Investment Now Act or BRAIN Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make up to 10% of the worldwide employment-based immigration level available to qualified immigrants who: (1) hold a doctorate degree in a field ...
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2014-06-09
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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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USHB3676Prohibiting In-Flight Voice Communications on Mobile Wireless Devices Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to issue regulations prohibiting an individual on an aircraft from engaging in voice communications using a mobile devic...
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2014-05-30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 345.
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