Sponsored by Lewis, John - US Congress (Current)

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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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2014-09-30
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USHB5280Employee Empowerment Act
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2014-09-26
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USHB5228Notario Victim Relief Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the time limit on the filing of a motion to reopen a removal proceeding if the basis of the motion is fraud, negligence, misrepresentation, or extortion by, or the at...
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2014-09-26
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USHB5407TIP Act of 2014
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2014-09-26
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USHB5390Donbass People's Militia Terrorist Designation Act of 2014 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the Donbass People's Militia (an armed militia with allegiance to the Donestsk People's Republic, a self-proclaimed state in Eastern Europe) has met the...
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2014-09-26
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USHB5517Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2014 - Redesignates the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the state of Georgia as the "Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park." Replaces the current bound...
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2014-09-24
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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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2014-09-22
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USHB5559Bridge to a Clean Energy Future Act of 2014
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2014-09-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1496)
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USHB5623National Parents Corps Act of 2014 - Directs the Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, subject to the availability of appropriations, to award a grant to a nonprofit entity (to be known as the NPCP Nonprofit Part...
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2014-09-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1473)
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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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USHB5003Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2014
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2014-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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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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USHB5130Protecting Consumers from Unreasonable Credit Rates Act of 2014 - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit a creditor from extending credit to a consumer under an open end consumer credit plan (credit card) for which the fee and interest rate exce...
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2014-09-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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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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USHB5489Employ Young Americans Now Act
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2014-09-16
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USHB4399Comprehensive Department of Veterans Affairs Performance Management and Accountability Reform Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in implementing the federal performance appraisal system for senior executives of the Department of...
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2014-09-10
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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USHB4971Ask Veterans Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with an experienced non-government entity to conduct an annual survey, over a five-year period, of a statistically significant sample of veterans who reside in the geograph...
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2014-09-10
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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USHR682Calls on: (1) the United States to prioritize the rights of migrant workers in their relations with Qatar by offering technical assistance and expertise in combating human trafficking and the provision of victim-centered services, and (2) U.S. corpor...
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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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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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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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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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USHB5353Medicaid Parity Act of 2014 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to extend through 2019: (1) Medicaid payment parity with Medicare for primary care services furnished under the Medicaid program, and (2) the increased (to 100%) fed...
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2014-08-01
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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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2014-08-01
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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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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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USHB3398Girls Count Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to: (1) support programs that will contribute to improved civil registration and vital statistics systems with ...
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2014-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHR562Reaffirms that it is U.S. policy to support the Republic of Moldova's sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity. Supports the Strategic Dialogue as a means to strengthen relations between the Republic of Moldova and the United States and...
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2014-07-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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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USHB2430Hinchliffe Stadium Heritage Act - Amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to include within the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, New Jersey, approximately six acres of land containing Hinchliffe Stadium. Prohibits the Secr...
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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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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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USHB4906Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act - Amends federal firearms provisions to expand the definition of: (1) "intimate partner" to include a dating partner or former dating partner; and (2) "misdemeanor crime of domestic...
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2014-07-21
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USHB5102Medicare Employer Relief Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to Medicare as secondary payer to repeal requirements for identification of secondary payer situations.
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2014-07-18
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USHR673Supporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes.
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2014-07-18
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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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USHR667Supports the designation of National Dance Day to celebrate the national commitment to dance education and physical fitness. Acknowledges that dance is making an important contribution to health by encouraging physical fitness and reducing overweigh...
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2014-07-18
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USHR672Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.B. 12 (Voter Empowerment Act of 2013).
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2014-07-16
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USHR671Recognizes the centennial of the founding of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Honors the Fraternity for a century of fortitude and distinguished service to the people of the United States and the global community.
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2014-07-16
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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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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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USHR588Affirms that all children deserve a safe, loving, and permanent family. Recognizes the importance of ensuring that international adoptions of all children are conducted in an ethical and transparent manner. Expresses concern over the increasing num...
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2014-07-08
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
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USHB4904Vegetables Are Really Important Eating Tools For You (VARIETY) Act of 2014 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide a financial incentive for supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) par...
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2014-07-07
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USHB2807Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax deduction for charitable contributions by individuals and corporations of real property interests for conservation purposes. Makes this Act appli...
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2014-06-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
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USHB5009Military Separation Pay Fairness Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to determine whether former members of the Armed Forces who were separated for a violation of the policy concerning homosexuality in the Armed Forces as in effect b...
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2014-06-26
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USHB4985Stop Corporate Expatriation and Invest in America's Infrastructure Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to revise rules for the taxation of inverted corporations (i.e., U.S. corporations that acquire foreign companies to reincorporate in a ...
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2014-06-26
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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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USHR632Recognizes the historical significance to the nation, and supports the continued celebration, of Juneteenth Independence Day. Declares the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) history should be regarded as a means for understanding the pas...
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2014-06-20
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1035)
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USHB4910Taxpayer Identity Protection Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the statement reporting wages and other tax information to show an identifying number for the employee (currently, requires the employee's social security number).
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2014-06-20
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1029)
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