Sponsored by McGovern, James P. - US Congress (Current)

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USHB3212Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should set a strong example for 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child...
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2014-07-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Intro
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USHCR105Directs the President, pursuant to the War Powers Resolution, to remove U.S. Armed Forces, other than Armed Forces required to protect U.S. diplomatic facilities and personnel, from Iraq: (1) no later than 30 days after this concurrent resolution is ...
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2014-07-25
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Intro
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USHR691Supporting the goals and ideals of National Community Gardening Awareness Month.
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2014-07-25
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USHB5081Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014 - Amends the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to condition eligibility to receive a state grant for child abuse or neglect prevention and treatment programs on inclusion in the s...
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2014-07-25
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 399 - 0 (Roll no. 454). (text: CR 7/23/2014 CR H6704-6705)
Intro
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USHB4290Wakefield Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend the authorization of appropriations for the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program through FY2019.
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2014-07-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 419.
Intro
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USHB5111Amends the Missing Children's Assistance Act to include among the required uses of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's annual grant to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children operation of a cyber tipline to prov...
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2014-07-24
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 - 0 (Roll no. 447). (text: CR 7/24/2014 H6709)
Intro
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USHR682Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding worker protections in Qatar and the 2022 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup.
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2014-07-24
Intro
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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
Engross
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USHB2283Human Trafficking Prioritization Act - (Sec. 3) Expresses the sense of Congress that the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking of the Department of State will be more effective in carrying out duties mandated by Congress in the Trafficking Victims...
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2014-07-24
Intro
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USHB594Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the muscular dystrophy research program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Multiplies the f...
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2014-07-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 416.
Enroll
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USHB1528Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act of 2014 - 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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2014-07-23
Presented to President.
Engross
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USHB3802Extends until December 2, 2020, the legislative authority of the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in honor of former President John Adams and his family's legacy of public service...
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2014-07-23
Intro
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USHB5159To permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these requests; and to require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain growi...
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2014-07-22
Intro
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USHB4574Strengthening Mental Health in Our Communities Act of 2014
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2014-07-21
Intro
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USHR611Recognizes Jeanne Sobelson Manford as a national hero who advanced the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the United States. Commends her for helping to create a more perfect union based on the ideal that all men and women ar...
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2014-07-21
Intro
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USHB4783Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act of 2014 - Title I: Strengthening and Improving Intervention Efforts - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a program to award grants to states, political subdivisions...
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2014-07-21
Intro
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USHB4936Vulnerable Immigrant Voice Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to require that counsel at the government's expense in a removal or related appeal proceeding shall be provided only for an alien who is: (1) an unaccompanied child, or (2) i...
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2014-07-21
Intro
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USHB4594Afghan Allies Protection Extension Act - Amends the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009 to extend: (1) the Afghan special immigrant visa program through FY2015, and (2) unused visa carryover authority through December 31, 2016. Expands the scope of ...
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2014-07-21
Intro
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USHR587Calls on the government of Sri Lanka to implement the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC). Recognizes that the LLRC report has not adequately addressed accountability for possible war crimes and crimes against ...
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2014-07-21
Intro
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USHB4851Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of State to submit an annual, publicly-available report to Congress containing: (1) an assessment of the level of access Chinese authorities granted U.S. diplomats, journalists, and touri...
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2014-07-21
Intro
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USHB4907Global Respect Act - Directs the President to submit to Congress a list of each foreign person that the President determines is responsible, or acted as an agent, for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of internationally recog...
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2014-07-21
Intro
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USHB5126Audit the Pentagon Act of 2014
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2014-07-16
Intro
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USHB5128International Human Rights Defense Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of State to establish in the Department of State's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor a Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Peoples who shall: (1) direct U.S. gov...
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2014-07-16
Intro
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USHJR119Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
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2014-07-14
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USHR668Supporting the goals and ideals of the Community Development Block Grant program.
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2014-07-14
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USHR666Supporting the goals and ideals of the Community Development Block Grant program.
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2014-07-11
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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
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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2014-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Peters (CA). Petition No: 113-10. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
Intro
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USHB4888Coordinated Recovery Initiative for Babies Act of 2014
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2014-07-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5882)
Engross
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USHB4653United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) as an independent federal ...
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2014-07-09
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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
Intro
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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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USHB4640Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission Act of 2014 - Establishes the Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission, which shall: (1) conduct a comprehensive review of U.S. foreign policy in the Western Hemisphere to reduce the illicit drug supply and ...
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2014-06-26
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB5000Working Families Child Care Act of 2014
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2014-06-26
Intro
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USHB4999Voices for Veterans Act
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2014-06-26
Intro
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USHB5009Military Separation Pay Fairness Act of 2014
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2014-06-26
Intro
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USHB4347Turkey Christian Churches Accountability Act - Directs the Secretary of State to report annually to Congress until 2021 on the status and return of stolen, confiscated, or otherwise unreturned Christian churches, places of worship, and other properti...
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2014-06-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB4987Torture Victims Relief Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends the Torture Victims Relief Act of 1998 to authorize FY2015-FY2016 appropriations for: (1) the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for grants to domestic treatment centers for the c...
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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
Engross
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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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2014-06-25
Received in the Senate.
Intro
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USHB4960CARS Act of 2014
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2014-06-25
Engross
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USHB4080Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize appropriations for trauma care programs through FY2019. Requires that not more than 50% of amounts remaining for a fiscal yea...
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2014-06-25
Engross
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USHB4631Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2014 or the Autism CARES Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to designate an official to oversee national autism spectrum disor...
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2014-06-25
Received in the Senate.
Intro
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USHB4950Protecting American Jobs and Exports Act
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2014-06-24
Intro
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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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USHR631Expresses support for the goals and ideals of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month.
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2014-06-19
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USHR503Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it should be U.S. policy to encourage and facilitate: (1) implementation of the January 23, 2014, cessation of hostilities agreement between the government of South Sudan and the Sudan People's...
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2014-06-18
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
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USHB4885Social Impact Bond Act - Amends title XX (Block Grants to States for Social Services and Elder Justice) of the Social Security Act to add a new part C (Social Impact Bonds). Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to seek proposals from states or loc...
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2014-06-18
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