Sponsored by Lewis, John - US Congress (Current)

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USHB4399Comprehensive Department of Veterans Affairs Performance Management and Accountability Reform Act of 2014
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2014-04-11
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USHR551Supporting the mission and goals of 2014 National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which include increasing public awareness of the rights, needs, and concerns of, and services available to assist, victims of crime in the United States.
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2014-04-10
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USHB2430Hinchliffe Stadium Heritage Act of 2013 - 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.
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2014-04-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB4409To award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner to commemorate the lives they lost 50 years ago in an effort to bring justice and equality to Americans in Mississippi during Freed...
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2014-04-04
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USHB4365New Markets Tax Credit Extension Act of 2014
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2014-04-02
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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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USHR525Supporting the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month.
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2014-03-26
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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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USHB4015SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) end and remove sustainable growth rate (SGR) methodology from the determination of annual conversion factors i...
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2014-03-24
Received in the Senate.
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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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USHCR84Recognizes the 105th anniversary of the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Honors the NAACP for its work to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic rights of all persons.
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2014-03-20
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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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USHB3921Investing in States to Achieve Tuition Equality for Dreamers Act of 2014 or the IN STATE Act of 2014 - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to allot grants to states to offer Dr...
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2014-03-20
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USHR519Supports the goals and ideals of Professional Social Work Month and World Social Work Day.
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2014-03-13
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USHB4176Science Laureates of the United States Act of 2014 - Establishes the position of Science Laureate of the United States. Requires the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to appoint a Science Laureate on the basis of merit, particularly the ability of ...
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2014-03-11
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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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USHB4112Equal Rights and Access for the Women of South Sudan Act - Requires that activities carried out by the United States in South Sudan relating to governance, post-conflict reconstruction and development, police and military training, and refugee relief...
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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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USHR479Recognizing the 20th anniversary of the Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations.
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2014-02-14
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USHB4058Preventing Sex Trafficking and Improving Opportunities for Youth in Foster Care Act - Amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSA) to require the state plan for foster care and adoption assistance t...
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2014-02-14
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USHR481Recognizes the significance of Black History Month as an important time to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of African-Americans in the nation's history. Encourages the continued celebration of this month to provide an opportunity for all ...
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2014-02-11
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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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USHB3954Concussion Awareness and Education Act of 2014
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2014-02-07
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USHB3982Open Internet Preservation Act of 2014 - Restores rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the Report and Order in the matter of preserving the open Internet and broadband industry practices (adopted on December 21, 2010) that ...
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2014-02-07
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USHB3310Annuity Safety and Security Under Reasonable Enforcement Act of 2013 or the ASSURE Act of 2013 - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to direct the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) to issue regulations requiring any payment to a recipient of...
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2014-02-03
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USHB3876Burial with Dignity for Heroes Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a program to make grants to eligible entities to provide for the cost of burials for homeless veterans who: (1) are eligible to be buried in nati...
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2014-01-28
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USHB3741Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2013 - Repeals death penalty provisions for a wide range of homicide-related offenses under the Immigration and Nationality Act, the federal criminal code, the Controlled Substances Act, and other statutes relat...
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2014-01-27
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USHB3707Directs the United States to: (1) take all necessary and appropriate steps to ensure the safety of the residents of Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq; (2) provide all necessary and appropriate assistance to the United Nations (U.N.) High Commissioner for ...
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2014-01-27
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USHB3665Medical Foods Equity Act of 2013 - Amends titles XVIII (Medicare), XIX (Medicaid), and XXI (Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of medically necessary food and food modified to be low protein formulated ...
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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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USHB3878Hate Crime Reporting Act of 2014 - Directs the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to update a report for Congress concerning the role of telecommunications in the commission of hate crimes. Requires such report to incl...
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2014-01-17
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USHCR76Recognizes the significance of the anniversary of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellowship program. Acknowledges the value of 40 years of participation by the AAAS's Science and Technolog...
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2014-01-16
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USHB3897Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exemption for structured settlement factoring transactions (i.e., transfers of the right to receive periodic payments under a settlement of a legal claim for damages in exchange for a lump sum...
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2014-01-16
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USHB3867National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. Limits the minting ...
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2014-01-14
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USHB3852Repeals the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.
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2014-01-10
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USHR443Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) it is U.S. policy to promote the right to nationality without arbitrary deprivation by any state as articulated in Article 15 of the Universal Declaration of the Human Rights, and (2) the ...
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2014-01-10
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USHR387Expresses support for efforts to: (1) provide protections and supports for sexually exploited and trafficked girls in the United States, and (2) create criminal or civil penalties for anyone who buys or sells a child through a system of child traffic...
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2014-01-09
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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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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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USHB3484Airport Security Act of 2013 - Directs the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration [TSA]) to establish a program to prohibit all but specified authorized individuals from possessing a firearm at a covered airp...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3465Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise and expand requirements for the grant program for adult and juvenile offender state and local reentry demonstration projects and to ex...
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2014-01-09
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USHR416Recognizes that all Americans should be treated fairly and equally regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Acknowledges the struggle of the Stonewall protestors (human rights protesters at the Stonewall Inn in New York City on June 28, 1...
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2014-01-09
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USHR417Recognizes the suffering of Indian citizens who have been victims of religious violence. Calls for religious freedom and related human rights to be included in the United States-India Strategic Dialogue and for such issues to be raised directly with ...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3560Universal Racial Profiling Elimination Standards, and Procedures for Effective Constitutional Rights Training Act or the Universal RESPECT Act - Prohibits federal law enforcement agents from engaging in racial profiling. Requires: (1) the Attorney Ge...
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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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USHB3509Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that transparency, accountability, democracy, and good governance are integral factors in any congressional decision regarding U.S. assistance, including assistance to Haiti. D...
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2013-12-13
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