Sponsored by Andre Carson - US Congress (Current)

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USHB3979Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (SAA, 2008) to extend emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) payments for eligible individuals to weeks of employment ending on o...
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2014-12-11
S.AMDT.3988 SA 3988 fell when SA 3987 fell. (consideration: CR S6589-6590)
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USHB5863To amend title 5, United States Code, to apply certain annuity benefits to Federal Protective Service law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.
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2014-12-11
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USHB5864To protect Federal employees and visitors, improve the security of Federal facilities, authorize and modernize the Federal Protective Service, and for other purposes.
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2014-12-11
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USHB2366World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1) mint and issue $1 silver coins in commemoration of the centennial of America's involvement in World War I; and (2) hold a juried competiti...
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2014-12-10
Presented to President.
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USHR777Recognizing the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of "Human Rights Day".
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2014-12-10
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USHB5059Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act or the Clay Hunt SAV Act - Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Secretary of Defense (DOD), at least annually, to each arrange for an independent third party evaluation of, res...
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2014-12-10
Received in the Senate.
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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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2014-12-09
Received in the Senate.
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USHB647Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 or the ABLE Act of 2014 - Title I: Qualified ABLE Programs - (Sec. 101) States as the purposes of this title to: (1) encourage and assist individuals and families in saving private funds for the purpose ...
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2014-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHB5448John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends the John F. Kennedy Center Act to authorize appropriations to the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for FY2015-FY2019 for maintenance, repair, and secur...
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2014-11-20
Received in the Senate.
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USHB5352Pathways Out of Poverty Act of 2014 - Division A: Education - Title I: Strong Start for America's Children - Subtitle A: Access to Voluntary Prekindergarten for Low- and Moderate-Income Families - Directs the Secretary of Education (Secretary) to all...
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2014-11-17
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USHB557110-20-30 Act of 2014 - Requires 10% of funds made available in appropriations Acts in FY2015-FY2025 for specified accounts or activities to be allocated for assistance in persistent poverty counties. Defines "persistent poverty counties" as any count...
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2014-11-17
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USHB5324SAFE PLAY Act
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2014-11-17
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USHB4675Kerry Rose Fire Sprinkler Notification Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) participating in title IV programs to include in their annual fire safety report:...
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2014-11-17
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USHB4782Building Understanding, Investment, Learning, and Direction Career and Technical Education Act of 2014 or the BUILD Career and Technical Education Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Education to award competitive two-year grants to local educatio...
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2014-11-17
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USHB4839Original Living Wage Act of 2014 - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the federal minimum wage should, as a minimum, be adjusted every four years so that a person working for it may earn an annual income at least 15% higher than the federal po...
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2014-11-17
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USHB4897Transparency in Education Act - Prohibits the Secretary of Education from issuing a final rule or implementing a proposed rule affecting the determination as to whether a postsecondary career education program provides training that leads to gainful ...
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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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USHB5294Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act and the Social Security Act to expand the collection and analysis of data in programs of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Sets forth provisions to i...
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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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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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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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USHB594Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the muscular dystrophy research program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Expands...
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2014-09-26
Became Public Law No: 113-166.
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USHB5644Medicare CGM Access Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare coverage of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices furnished to a CGM qualified individual. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human...
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2014-09-19
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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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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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USHB5504Teacher Tax Relief Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax deduction for the expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers, to: (1) allow an inflation adjustment to the amount of such credit for taxable years be...
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2014-09-17
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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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USHB4119West Hunter Street Baptist Church Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the historic West Hunter Street Baptist Church located at 775 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia, to evaluate...
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2014-09-16
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USHCR115Calls for the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to recommend and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to issue a commemorative postage stamp to honor: (1) civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner; and (2) the campaign in Mi...
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2014-09-11
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USHR721Supports the efforts of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy in working with the public and private sectors to: increase financial education for youth in school and for adults in the workplace, increase access to financial services...
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2014-09-11
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USHB744Stopping Tax Offenders and Prosecuting Identity Theft Act of 2013 or the STOP Identity Theft Act of 2013 - Calls for the Attorney General to: (1) make use of all existing resources of the Department of Justice (DOJ), including task forces, to bring m...
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2014-09-09
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 555.
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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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USHB4631Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2014 or the Autism CARES Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to designate an official to oversee national autism spectrum disor...
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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-157.
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USHR699States that the House of Representatives is: (1) studying ways to improve the utilization of the range of U.S. trade policy tools with respect to Africa and exploring how Africa can become more attractive to trade and investment, and (2) looking forw...
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2014-08-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHR711Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all businesses and residential customers.
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2014-08-01
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USHB5364CHIP Extension and Improvement Act of 2014 - Revises and extends through FY2019 at generally increased levels the program under title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act (SSA), and adjusts CHIP allotment requirem...
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2014-08-01
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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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USHR698Condemns: (1) the attack that occurred at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin on August 5, 2012; and (2) intolerance, including religious and racial discrimination, and calls for continued vigilance against violence. Honors the memory of Suveg Singh Khattra...
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2014-07-30
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USHB1771North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2014 - Title I: Investigations, Prohibited Conduct, and Penalties - (Sec. 102) Directs the President, upon receipt of credible information about sanctionable activities involving the government of North Korea,...
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2014-07-29
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USHB4156Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 - Declares that it shall not be an unfair or deceptive practice for an air carrier or other covered entity to state the base airfare in an advertisement or solicitation for passenger air transportation if it clearly a...
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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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USHB272Designates the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DOD) joint outpatient clinic to be constructed in Marina, California, as the "Major General William H. Gourley VA-DOD Outpatient Clinic."
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2014-07-25
Became Public Law No: 113-130.
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USHR688Commends the GAVI Alliance, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank, civil society, the private sector, faith-based organizations, and the inter...
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2014-07-25
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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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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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USHR578Expresses support for: (1) the designation of National Police Week, and (2) law enforcement officers across the United States for their efforts to build safer and more secure communities. Recognizes: (1) the need to ensure that law enforcement offic...
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2014-07-21
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USHR561Marks the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, which signaled the end of state-sanctioned segregation of schools in the United States, so that it is unlawful to deny access to public facilities on the basis of race.
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2014-07-21
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USHR674Supports the designation of a National Get Vertical Day and encourages employers and employees to acknowledge its goals and ideals by incorporating physical movement and appropriate programming into daily work activity. Recognizes the serious long-te...
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2014-07-18
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USHB2802Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 418 Liberty Street in Covington, Indiana, as the "Fountain County Veterans Memorial Post Office."
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2014-07-15
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