Sponsored by Sessions, Pete - US Congress (Current)

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USHB4304Jumpstarting Opportunities with Bold Solutions Act
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2014-04-16
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USHB4135Firearm Importation Fairness Act of 2014
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2014-04-16
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USHB4032North Texas Invasive Species Barrier Act of 2014 - Makes the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 and provisions of the federal criminal code prohibiting importation of injurious animals inapplicable to any water transfer by the North Texas Municipal Water D...
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2014-04-10
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 304.
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USHB503National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial Act - Authorizes the National Desert Storm Memorial Association to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate and honor those who, as members of the A...
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2014-04-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB6Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act - Amends the Natural Gas Act to require the expedited approval by the Federal Power Commission of applications for the export of natural gas from the United States to a World Trade Organization (WTO) member ...
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2014-04-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 11 .
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USHB4434Africa Counter Terrorism Initiative Act
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2014-04-09
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USHB2575Save American Workers Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to redefine "full-time employee," for purposes of the mandate requiring employers to provide health care coverage for ...
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2014-04-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 350.
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USHB3979Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (SAA, 2008) to extend emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) payments for eligible individuals to weeks of employment ending on o...
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2014-04-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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USHB2019Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to terminate the entitlement of any major or minor political party to a payment from the Presidential Election Campaign Fund for a presidential nominating convention. Transfe...
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2014-04-03
Became Public Law No: 113-94.
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USHB3060Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 232 Southwest Johnson Avenue in Burleson, Texas, as the "Sergeant William Moody Post Office Building."
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2014-03-25
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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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USHB3Northern Route Approval Act - (Sec. 1) Declares that a presidential permit shall not be required for the pipeline described in the application filed on May 4, 2012, by TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to the Department of State for the Keystone XL...
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2014-03-24
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
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USHB4199Designates the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center in Waco, Texas, as the "Doris Miller Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center."
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2014-03-24
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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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USHB3973Faithful Execution of the Law Act of 2014 - Expands the circumstances under which the Attorney General is required to report to Congress regarding the enforcement of laws to include any instance in which the Attorney General, an officer of the Depart...
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2014-03-24
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USHB3829State Marriage Defense Act of 2014 - Prohibits, in determining the meaning of any Act of Congress, or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of U.S. administrative bureaus and agencies, as applied with respect to individuals domiciled in a stat...
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2014-03-20
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USHB2810Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Amends title XVIII (Medicare) part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) repeal sustainable growth rate (SGR) methodology from the determina...
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2014-03-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 283.
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USHB4138Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014 or the ENFORCE the Law Act of 2014 - Authorizes either chamber of Congress, upon adoption of a resolution declaring that the President or any officer or...
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2014-03-13
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USHB1814Equitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to minimum essential health care coverage requirements added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to allow an additional religious ...
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2014-03-12
Received in the Senate.
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USHB4118Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act or the SIMPLE Fairness Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to delay until 2015 the imposition of the monthly penalty amount on individual taxpayers for failure to purchase minimum e...
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2014-03-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 319.
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USHB3826Electricity Security and Affordability Act - (Sec. 2) Prohibits the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from issuing, implementing, or enforcing any proposed or final rule under the Clean Air Act that establishes a performance ...
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2014-03-10
Received in the Senate.
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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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USHB4012Secret Science Reform Act of 2014
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2014-03-05
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USHB3865Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014 - Requires the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) standards and definitions in effect on January 1, 2010, for determining whether an organization qualifies for tax-exempt status as an organizatio...
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2014-03-03
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 313.
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USHB4060Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2014 - Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to authorize the Financial Stability Oversight Council to determine that a bank holding company shall be subject to enhanced supe...
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2014-02-14
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USHR475Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 3193) to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to strengthen the review authority of the Financial Stability Oversight Council of regulations issued by the Bureau of Consumer Finan...
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2014-02-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHR476Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: states and local educational agencies should maintain the right and responsibility of determining educational curricula, programs of instruction, and assessments for elementary and secondary ...
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2014-02-11
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USHB3590Sportsmen's Heritage And Recreational Enhancement Act or the SHARE Act - (Sec. 3) Requires the Secretary of the Interior to report to Congress, not later than 12 months after enactment of this Act, an assessment of its expected economic impacts, incl...
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2014-02-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 305.
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USHR470Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 3590) to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting.
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2014-02-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHB3987Tax Exemptions for American Medalists Act of 2014 or the TEAM Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income, for income tax purposes, the value of any medal or prize money received on account of competition in the Olympic Games.
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2014-02-04
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USHB1825Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act - Requires federal public land management officials to facilitate the use of, and access to, federal public lands, including National Monuments, Wilderness Areas, Wilderness Study Areas,...
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2014-01-31
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 250.
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USHB7No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014 - Title I: Prohibiting Federally Funded Abortions - (Sec. 101) Prohibits the expenditure of funds authorized or appropriated by federal law or funds in any trust fund...
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2014-01-29
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USHB3788Repeals the provision of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 that reduces the cost-of-living adjustment to the retirement pay of members of the Armed Forces under age 62. Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the child tax credit, to requir...
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2014-01-24
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USHB3789Exempts from the reduction in the cost-of-living adjustment of retired pay of members of the Armed Forces under the age of 62 enacted by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 the retired pay of any member or former member who is: (1) retired, (2) eligibl...
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2014-01-24
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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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USHR431States that it is U.S. policy to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability. Calls on the Senate to take immediate action on the Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013 to increase sanctions against Iran.
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2014-01-10
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USHR425Disapproves the President's: (1) failure to "take care that the laws be faithfully executed," as required by the Constitution, and (2) usurpation of the legislative power of Congress through the rewriting of key provisions of the Patient Pr...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3335Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act - Amends the federal criminal code to: (1) allow licensed firearms importers, manufacturers, dealers, or collectors (licensees) to sell or deliver any firearm (currently, rifles or shotguns) to a resident of a ...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3830Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 - States the overall trade negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to any agreement with a foreign country to reduce or eliminate existing tariffs or nontariff barriers of that co...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3116Modernizing Our Drug & Diagnostics Evaluation and Regulatory Network Cures Act of 2013 or MODDERN Cures Act of 2013 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to: (1) establish the Advanced Diagnostics Education Council to recomm...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3530Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to impose an additional penalty of $5,000 on any person or entity convicted of crimes relating to: (1) peonage, slavery, and trafficking in persons; (2) sexual abuse; (...
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2014-01-09
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USHR450Provides for appointment of a House of Representatives committee to notify the President that a quorum of the House has assembled.
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2014-01-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHR452Fixes the daily hour of meeting for the House of Representatives for the second session of the 113th Congress.
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2014-01-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHR451Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that a quorum of the House is present and that the House is ready to proceed with business.
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2014-01-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHR449Elects Ed Cassidy as the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives.
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2014-01-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHB3350Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013 - Permits a health insurance issuer that has in effect health insurance coverage in the individual market as of January 1, 2013, to continue offering such coverage for sale during 2014 outside of a health care exchan...
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2013-12-20
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USHR442Requires the House of Representatives to bring a civil action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for declaratory or injunctive relief to challenge any of the following policies or actions: the Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2013-12-12
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USHB3708General Aviation Pilot Protection Act of 2013 - Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to issue or revise FAA medical certification regulations to ensure that an individual may operate as a pilot of a covered aircraft ...
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2013-12-12
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USHB2542Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980 (RFA) to: (1) revise the definition of "rule" under such Act to exclude a rule pertaining to the protection of the rights of and benefi...
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2013-12-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 208.
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USHB3698Two-Midnight Rule Delay Act of 2013 - Prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) from enforcing the two-midnight rule to a hospital for which payment is made under title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act for admissions occur...
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2013-12-11
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