Sponsored by Lewis, John - US Congress (Current)

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USHB5294Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2014
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2014-08-15
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USHR699Welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
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2014-08-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHB5390Donbass People's Militia Terrorist Designation 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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USHB5353Medicaid Parity Act of 2014
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2014-07-31
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USHB5352To strengthen and expand proven anti-poverty programs and initiatives.
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2014-07-31
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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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2014-07-31
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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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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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USHB5280Employee Empowerment Act
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2014-07-30
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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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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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2014-07-25
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USHR684Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative stamp honoring the life of Maya Angelou.
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2014-07-24
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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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2014-07-24
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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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USHB4971Ask Veterans Act
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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
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2014-07-21
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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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2014-07-17
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USHR674Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that sedentary lifestyles are a public health issue and supporting the designation of a National Get Vertical Day to recognize the importance of preventing physical inactivity and encouraging adult...
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2014-07-17
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USHR672Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.B. 12) to modernize voter registration, promote access to voting for individuals with disabilities, protect the ability of individuals to exercise the right to vote in elections for Federal office, and f...
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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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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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2014-07-14
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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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2014-07-14
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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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2014-07-11
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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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2014-07-09
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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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2014-07-09
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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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USHB5003Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2014
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2014-07-07
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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 2013 - 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.
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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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USHB4960CARS Act of 2014
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2014-06-25
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USHB4950Protecting American Jobs and Exports Act
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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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USHB4933Motorsports Fairness and Permanency Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the accelerated depreciation (seven-year recovery period) of motorsports entertainment complexes.
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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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USHB4814Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2014
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2014-06-13
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USHB3954Concussion Awareness and Education Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to: (1) establish and oversee a national system to accurately determine the incidenc...
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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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USHB4480Protecting Educational Loans for Underserved Students Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish criteria for the Secretary of Education to use in determining whether the credit history of applicants f...
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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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USHR626Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Nonviolence Week to raise awareness of youth violence in the United States.
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2014-06-12
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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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2014-06-11
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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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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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2014-06-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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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USHR551Expresses support for the mission and goals of 2014 National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which include increasing individual and public awareness of the impact of crime on victims, the challenges to achieving justice for victims, and the many solutio...
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2014-06-09
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