Sponsored by Dent, Charles W. - US Congress (Current)

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USHB4838Designates the railroad station located at 2955 Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, commonly known as 30th Street Station, as the "William H. Gray III 30th Street Station."
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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-158.
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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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USHB5078Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014
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2014-07-31
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 422.
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USHB5314PREPARE Act of 2014
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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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USHB4250Sunscreen Innovation Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a process for the review and approval of over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreen active ingredients. Allows any person to request that the Secretary of Health and Human ...
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2014-07-29
Received in the Senate.
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USHR665Condemns the kidnapping and murder of Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaer, and Eyal Yifrach by terrorists associated with Hamas and the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir by extremists. Commends Israeli authorities for acting swiftly to apprehend the killers of...
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2014-07-25
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
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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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USHCR110Condemns the religious bigotry, property destruction, and violent attacks on, and intimidation of, Iraqi civilians by armed extremists. Calls upon the government of Iraq to protect the safety and constitutional rights of all Iraqi citizens. Calls o...
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2014-07-24
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USHB5114Helping Unaccompanied Minors and Alleviating National Emergency Act
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2014-07-23
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USHB4411Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) States that it shall be U.S. policy to: (1) prevent Hezbollah's global logistics and financial network from operating in order to curtail funding of its domestic and international ac...
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2014-07-23
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USHB5146Designates the U.S. courthouse located at 700 Grant Street in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as the "Joseph F. Weis Jr. United States Courthouse."
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2014-07-18
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USHB3086Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act - Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access and on multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce.
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2014-07-16
Received in the Senate.
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USHR657Reaffirms the support of the House of Representatives for Israel's right to defend its citizens and ensure Israel's survival. Condemns the unprovoked rocket fire at Israel and calls on Hamas to cease all rocket and other attacks against Israel.
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2014-07-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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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USHB6Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act - (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue a decision on an application for authorization to export natural gas within 30 days after the later of: (1) the conclusion of the review to site, co...
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2014-06-26
Received in the Senate.
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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
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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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USHB3854Community Economic Opportunity Act of 2014 - Revises the Community Services Block Grant Act, reauthorizing and extending the Act and its community services block grant program at specified levels for FY2014-2018, and at unspecified levels for FY2019-...
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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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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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USHB3658Monuments Men Recognition Act of 2014 - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make arrangements for the presentation of a single congressional gold medal in commemoration of the Monuments M...
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2014-06-09
Became Public Law No: 113-116.
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USHB1209Directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal in honor of the members of the 17 Bombardment Group (Medium), who became known as the Doo...
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2014-05-23
Became Public Law No: 113-106.
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USHB1779Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2013 - Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to revise the exclusion from the meaning of "mortgage originator" of any employee of a retailer of manufactured hom...
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2014-05-22
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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USHB4031Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) remove any individual from the Senior Executive Service upon determining that such individual's performance warrants such...
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2014-05-22
Received in the Senate.
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USHB2203Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to make arrangements for the presentation of a congressional gold medal to Jack Nicklaus in recognition of his service to the nation in promoting excellen...
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2014-05-20
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USHB4510Insurance Capital Standards Clarification Act of 2014 - Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act concerning establishment of minimum leverage and minimum risk-based capital requirements on a consolidated basis for a deposi...
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2014-05-20
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Prior to Referral.
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USHB2548Electrify Africa Act of 2014 - (Sec. 5) Directs the President to establish a multiyear policy, partnership, and funding strategy to assist countries in sub-Saharan Africa develop an appropriate mix of power solutions to provide sufficient electricity...
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2014-05-12
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USHB863Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum Act - Establishes the Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum. Requires the Commission to: (1) report recommendations for a plan ...
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2014-05-08
Received in the Senate.
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USHB627National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, and half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Serv...
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2014-04-30
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USHB2689Energy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2013 - Amends the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to direct each federal facility energy manager to consider, not later than two years after completion of a comprehensive energy and wa...
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2014-04-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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USHB4414Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014 - Exempts expatriate health plans, employers acting as sponsors of such plans, and health insurance issuers providing coverage under such plans from the health care coverage requirements of the Pat...
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2014-04-30
Received in the Senate.
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USHB4178American Entrepreneurship and Investment Act of 2014 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make the EB-5 immigrant investor program permanent. Increases the targeted employment area set-aside. Includes in the definition of targeted employme...
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2014-04-16
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USHB4301Restoration of America's Wire Act - Amends provisions of the federal criminal code, commonly known as the Wire Act, to provide that the prohibition against transmission of wagering information shall apply to any bet or wager, or information assisting...
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2014-04-16
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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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USHR538Supports the designation, and the goals and ideals, of National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Calls on the people of the United States, interested groups, and affected persons to: (1) promote awareness of bladder cancer and to foster understanding ...
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2014-04-04
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USHB4385Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to designate maternity care health professional shortage areas and review such designations at least annually. Requires the Secretary to collect and publ...
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2014-04-04
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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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USHB3717Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2013 - Creates in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) an Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders, who shall supervise and direct the Administrator of the Substanc...
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2014-04-03
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB4015SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) end with 2013 the current formula for an update to the si...
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2014-03-24
Received in the Senate.
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USHB4076Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation Act of 2014 or HHEATT Act of 2014 - Declares that a covered emergency exemption from federal motor carrier safety regulations issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) s...
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2014-03-21
Became Public Law No: 113-90.
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USHB3899Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 - Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with respect to the requirement that a federal court retain jurisdiction for an appropriate period to prevent commencement of new devices to deny or abridge the right to vote....
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2014-03-20
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USHB4139American Job Creation and Strategic Alliances LNG Act - Amends the Natural Gas Act to deem consistent with the public interest an expedited application and approval process for the importation or exportation of natural gas to a World Trade Organizati...
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2014-03-07
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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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USHB3308Taxpayer Transparency Act of 2014 - Requires each communication funded by a federal agency that is an advertisement, or that provides information about any federal program, benefit, or service to clearly state: (1) in the case of a printed communicat...
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2014-02-27
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