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

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USHB5563Honoring the Hiring of Heroes Act
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2014-10-01
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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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USHB5267Pet and Women Safety Act of 2014
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2014-09-26
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USHB594Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the muscular dystrophy research program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Expands...
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2014-09-26
Became Public Law No: 113-166.
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USHB5368Security and Opportunity for Vulnerable Migrant Children Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of State to submit to Congress a strategy to address the economic, social, and security factors driving large numbers of unaccompanied alien children from El...
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2014-09-26
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USHB5379China Human Rights Protection Act of 2014 - Directs the President to submit to Congress a list (with updates) of individuals responsible for, or complicit in, the commission of: serious and ongoing violations of human rights against nationals of Ch...
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2014-09-26
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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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USHB5503James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act
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2014-09-19
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USHB706Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act - Establishes the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park in Massachussets and Rhode Island as a unit of the National Park System. Authorizes the Secretary to acquire up to ...
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2014-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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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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USHB5616Urban Agriculture Production Act
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2014-09-18
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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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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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USHB5524Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2014 - Expands the TRICARE health care program managed by the Department of Defense (DOD) to entitle additional female beneficiaries and dependents to care related to the preventi...
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2014-09-17
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USHB2866Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2014-09-16
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USHB4119West Hunter Street Baptist Church Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the historic West Hunter Street Baptist Church located at 775 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia, to evaluate...
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2014-09-16
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USHB2996Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) a ...
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2014-09-16
Received in the Senate.
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USHB5478Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act - Amends the program under which the Secretary of Defense is authorized to transfer excess personal property of the Department of Defense (DOD) to federal and state agencies for law enforcement activities. Exclud...
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2014-09-16
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USHB5432Wounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants to eligible institutions to: (1) establish a master's or doctoral degree program in orthotics and prosthetics, or (2) expand upon an existing m...
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2014-09-15
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USHCR114States that Congress: (1) should debate and vote on a statutory authorization for any sustained U.S. combat role in Iraq or Syria, (2) does not support the deployment of ground combat troops in Iraq or Syria, (3) should ensure that any such statutory...
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2014-09-11
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USHCR115Calls for the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to recommend and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to issue a commemorative postage stamp to honor: (1) civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner; and (2) the campaign in Mi...
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2014-09-11
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USHB4290Wakefield Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program through FY2019.
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2014-09-10
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 558.
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USHB5445Postal Jobs Protection Act of 2014 - Prohibits mail processing facilities operating as of September 1, 2014, from being closed or consolidated prior to December 31, 2015.
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2014-09-10
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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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USHB5431Isolating ISIS Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to prohibit, or impose strict conditions on, the opening or maintaining in the United States of a correspondent account or a payable-through account by a foreign financial institution that kn...
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2014-09-10
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USHB4377Burma Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2014 - Prohibits FY2014 or FY2015 funds from being made available for security assistance to the government of Burma unless the Secretary of State certifies to Congress that: (1) Burma has taken steps toward es...
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2014-09-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Unanimous Consent .
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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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2014-09-08
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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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2014-09-08
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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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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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USHB5159Schedules That Work Act - Grants an employee the right to request that his or her employer change the terms and conditions of employment relating to: the number of hours or times the employee is required to work or be on call; the location; the a...
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2014-09-02
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USHB3212Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should set a strong example for other countries under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects o...
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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-150.
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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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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-157.
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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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2014-08-01
Became Public Law No: 113-143.
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USHR711Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all businesses and residential customers.
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2014-08-01
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USHR683Condemns the religious bigotry, property destruction, and violent attacks on and intimidation of innocent Iraqi civilians by armed extremists. Calls on the Department of State to work with the Kurdistan Regional government, the Iraqi government, neig...
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2014-08-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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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USHB5325American Manufacturing Workforce Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow, through 2020, tax credits for: (1) up to $1,000 of the expenses for tuition, fees, and course materials paid or incurred for the training of a worker to develop...
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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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USHB445National Heritage Area Act of 2013 - Establishes a system of National Heritage Areas through which the Secretary of the Interior may provide technical and financial assistance to local coordinating entities to support the establishment, development, ...
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2014-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB5239Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of student loan indebtedness, to: (1) include indebtedness discharged due to income-contingent and income-based repayment plans,...
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2014-07-29
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USHCR105Prohibits the President from deploying or maintaining U.S. Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in Iraq without specific statutory authorization enacted after the adoption of this concurrent resolution. States that nothing in this concurrent reso...
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2014-07-28
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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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2014-07-28
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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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2014-07-28
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USHR691Supports the goals and ideals of National Community Gardening Awareness Month, including raising awareness about the importance of community gardens and urban agriculture; improving access to public land for the creation of sustainable food projects;...
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2014-07-25
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USHR688Commends the GAVI Alliance, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank, civil society, the private sector, faith-based organizations, and the inter...
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2014-07-25
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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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USHR685Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Secretary of Defense (DOD) should review exceptions to citizenship, residency, and disqualification standards for enlistment in the Armed Forces to make a determination regarding the enlist...
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2014-07-24
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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
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