Sponsored by McDermott, Jim - US Congress (Current)

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USHJR113Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.
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2014-04-16
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USHB4080Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act
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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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USHB1425Marine Debris Emergency Act of 2013 - Amends the Marine Debris Act to require the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): (1) to give preference under the Marine Debris Program to projects that address a severe ma...
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2014-04-02
Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-398, Part I.
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USHB1491Authorizes the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide funds to any state, local, or tribal government impacted by the events, including marine debris impacts, resulting from the March 2011 earthquake an...
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2014-04-02
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-399, Part I.
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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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USHB1036Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 103 Center Street West in Eatonville, Washington, as the "National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office."
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2014-03-25
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USHB3771Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act - Treats cash contributions made after the enactment of this Act and before April 15, 2014, for the relief of victims in areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan as having been made on December 31, 2013, for purpo...
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2014-03-25
Became Public Law No: 113-92.
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USHR494Reaffirms the commitment of the House of Representatives to: (1) the Taiwan Relations Act as the cornerstone of U.S.-Taiwan relations; and (2) deepening U.S.-Taiwan trade and investment relations, including support for Taiwan's inclusion in bilateral...
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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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USHB4255Stop Foreclosures Due to Congressional Dysfunction Act of 2014 - Requires the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to prohibit mortgagees of certain eligible mortgages from initiating a foreclosure during a specified six-month morato...
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2014-03-14
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USHJR43Eliminates the time limit for ratification of the equal rights amendment (prohibits discrimination on account of sex) proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. Declares th...
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2014-03-12
Ms. Speier asked unanimous consent that she be considered the first sponsor of H.J. Res. 43, removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment, a bill originally introduced by Representative Robert Andrews of New Jersey, for the purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting re-printings pursuant to clause 7 of rule 12.
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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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USHB4097Salmon Solutions and Planning Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences for scientific analysis of federal salmon recovery actions, including the impact that removal of the four lower S...
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2014-02-28
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USHB4105Maritime Goods Movement Act for the 21st Century - Directs the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to impose a Maritime Goods Movement User Fee of 0.125% on all commercial cargo (except a U.S. export) that: (1) is unloaded from or loaded on a co...
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2014-02-28
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USHB4092Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2014 - Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to direct the Secretary of Energy (DOE), acting through the Office of Energy and Renewable Energy, to act as the lead federal agency for coordinati...
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2014-02-28
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USHB4107Reduce Expenditures in Nuclear Infrastructure Now Act
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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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USHB4035Access to Hearing Healthcare Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the definition of Medicare-covered audiology (hearing and balance assessment) services provided by a qualified and legally authorized audiol...
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2014-02-14
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E213)
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USHB4062Homeowner Tax Fairness Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) extend through 2016 the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of indebtedness on a principal residence, (2) extend through 2015 the tax deduction for ...
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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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USHB4061Sensible Estate Tax Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) establish new estate tax rates of between 41% (for estates with a value in excess of $1,000,000) and 55% (for estates with a value in excess of $10 million), (2) allow a $1 mi...
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2014-02-14
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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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USHB4041Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal to the Freedom Riders in recognition of their contribution to civil rights, which ...
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2014-02-11
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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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USHR471Honors the contributions of school counselors to the success of students in our elementary and secondary schools. Encourages the observation of National School Counseling Week with ceremonies and activities that promote awareness of the crucial role ...
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2014-02-03
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USHB3978New Opportunities for Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure Financing Act of 2014 - Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to establish a pilot program to make loans and loan guarantees to eligible entities to carry out bicycle and pedestri...
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2014-01-30
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USHB2166Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to implement a process to provide eligible organizations and individuals expedited access to federal lands to conduct good Samarita...
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2014-01-28
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USHB3506Honor Our Fallen Heroes With Dignity Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of the Army to permit visitors to leave on any gravesite or government-furnished marker located in section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery any item that: (1) does not present ...
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2014-01-24
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USHB3923Amends the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 to repeal a provision ensuring governmental social service agencies with child protection responsibilities access to the national crime information databases only when investigating or res...
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2014-01-17
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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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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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USHB3832Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to home health agencies to revise surety bond condition of participation requirements to: (1) repeal the requirement for a four-year bond, and (2) require that any surety bond be a...
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2014-01-10
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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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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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USHB3833Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the Medicare durable medical equipment face-to-face encounter documentation requirement.
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2014-01-09
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USHB3836Pat Summitt Congressional Gold Medal Act - Directs 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 to Pat Summitt in recognition of her career in wo...
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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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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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USHB520Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to study alternatives for the commemoration and interpretation of the role of the Buffalo Soldiers (African-American troops who, in the late 19th century and ear...
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2013-12-20
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 285.
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USHB3451Veterans Conservation Corps Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a veterans conservation corps to assist unemployed veterans in the transition from service in the Armed Forces to civilian life and to employ such v...
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2013-12-13
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USHB3733Trade and Environment Enforcement Act or Green 301 Act - Amends the Trade Act of 1974 to authorize the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to take certain discretionary trade action against foreign countries that engage in unreasonable acts, policies, o...
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2013-12-12
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USHB3740Child Care Access and Refundability Expansion Act or the Child CARE Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for dependent care expenses, to: (1) make such credit refundable, (2) deny such credit to nonresident aliens, a...
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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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USHB3353Extend Not Cut SNAP Benefits Act - Amends the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to extend through FY2014 the benefit calculation of 113.6 % of the June 2008 value of the thrifty food plan for the supplemental nutrition assistance program...
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2013-12-11
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