Sponsored by Courtney, Joe - 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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2014-04-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Intro
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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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2014-04-07
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USHR533Expressing support for designation of a "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day".
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2014-04-04
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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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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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USHB1259Coltsville National Historical Park Act - Establishes the Coltsville National Historical Park as a unit of the National Park System in Connecticut. Requires the Park to provide interpretation and viewing of specified sites, including the East Armory...
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2014-04-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 290.
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USHB4348Transferring Credits for College Completion Act of 2014 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) to require the Secretary of Education to include on the College Navigator website the percentage of undergraduates at an institution of higher edu...
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2014-04-01
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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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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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USHB3899Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 - Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with respect to the requirement that a federal court retain jurisdiction for an appropriate period to prevent commencement of new devices to deny or abridge the right to vote....
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2014-03-20
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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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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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2014-03-13
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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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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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USHB4163Trade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2014
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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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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.)
Intro
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USHB3992Wildfire Disaster Funding Act of 2014 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act), with regard to sequestration adjustments, to require any adjustments in enacted appropriations for wildfire sup...
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2014-02-12
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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
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USHR447Values the close relationship the United States has established with Ukraine. Supports the democratic and European aspirations of the people of Ukraine. Calls on the United States and the European Union (EU) to work together to support a peaceful...
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2014-02-10
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 381 - 2 (Roll no. 56). (text: CR H1693)
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USHB357GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act of 2014 - (Sec. 4) Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), for purposes of the All-Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program and the program providing educational assistance to individuals who commenced servi...
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2014-02-04
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USHB3929Pullman National Historical Park Act - Establishes the Pullman National Historical Park in Illinois as a unit of the National Park System to: (1) preserve and interpret for the benefit of future generations the significant labor, industrial, civil ri...
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2014-02-03
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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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USHB3789Exempts from the reduction in the cost-of-living adjustment of retired pay of members of the Armed Forces under the age of 62 enacted by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 the retired pay of any member or former member who is: (1) retired, (2) eligibl...
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2014-01-24
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USHB3877Lymphedema Treatment Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to cover certain lymphedema compression treatment items as durable medical equipment.
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2014-01-17
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USHR456Calls on schools and state and local educational agencies to recognize that dyslexia has significant educational implications that must be addressed.
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2014-01-10
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USHCR67Recognizes the hardships that disabled U.S. citizens must overcome every day. Reaffirms support of the Architectural Barriers Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Recommends that the United States Postal Service (USPS) and other public agenc...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3407National Center for the Right to Counsel Act - Establishes in the District of Columbia a private, nonprofit corporation to be known as the National Center for the Right to Counsel to provide: (1) financial support to supplement, but not supplant, fun...
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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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USHB3344Fraudulent Overseas Recruitment and Trafficking Elimination Act of 2013 - Amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to require the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of State to incorporate anti-trafficki...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3685Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide that a qualified emergency services volunteer shall not be counted in determining the number of full-time employees of an employer for the pu...
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2014-01-08
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H65-66, H66-67, H68)
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USHB723Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Protection Act - Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate for study for potential addition to the national wild and scenic rivers system specified segments of the Beaver, Chipuxet, Queen, Wood, and Pawcatuck Rivers ...
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2013-12-20
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 286.
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USHB3449Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act of 2013 - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide competitive grants to eligible higher education institutions and research institutions to establish and maintain bet...
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2013-12-13
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USHB3747Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exclusion for benefits paid to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical providers by states and local governments, to: (1...
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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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USHR440Congratulates Pope Francis on his election and recognizes his inspirational statements and actions.
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2013-12-11
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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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2013-12-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
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USHR408Mourns with the people of the Philippines and all of the countries affected by the horrific loss of life caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), which struck the Philippines on November 8, 2013. Expresses deepest condolences to the victims' famili...
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2013-12-06
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USHB3658Monuments Men Recognition Act of 2013 - 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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2013-12-05
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USHB2747Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act - Transfers authority from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to the Department of Labor for processing claims for wages due to laborers and mechanics hired by contractors on...
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2013-11-21
Became Public Law No: 113-50.
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USHR427Expresses support for the designation of a national day of remembrance in honor of John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
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2013-11-21
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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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2013-11-20
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USHB3546Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2013 - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to extend emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) payments for eligible individuals to weeks of employment ending on or before January 1, 2...
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2013-11-20
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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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2013-11-19
Received in the Senate.
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USHB3538Affordable College Textbook Act - Directs the Secretary of Education to make competitive grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) to support pilot programs that expand the use of open textbooks in order to achieve savings for students. Requi...
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2013-11-19
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USHB3469Support Earned Recognition for Veterans Act or the SERV Act - Excludes from the definitions of "active duty," "active duty for training," and "inactive duty training," for veteran benefit or employment preference purpose...
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2013-11-18
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USHB3505Technology, Equality and Accessibility in College and Higher Education Act or the TEACH Act - Directs the Access Board to develop accessibility guidelines for electronic instructional materials and related information technologies in institutions of ...
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2013-11-15
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USHB3511Keeping Flood Insurance Affordable 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 located i...
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2013-11-15
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