Sponsored by Gerlach, Jim - US Congress (Current)

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USHB4154Russia Visa Sanctions Act - Directs the Secretary of State, except to meet treaty obligations regarding United Nations (U.N.) headquarters, to deny a visa to, and the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to deny U.S. admission to, all government offi...
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2014-04-16
Intro
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USHB4457America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014
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2014-04-10
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USHB4414Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014
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2014-04-09
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 257 - 159 (Roll no. 174).
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USHB4434Africa Counter Terrorism Initiative Act
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2014-04-09
Engross
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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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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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USHB4365New Markets Tax Credit Extension Act of 2014
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2014-04-02
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USHB4351Alzheimer's Accountability Act of 2014
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2014-04-01
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USHB1869Biennial Budgeting and Enhanced Oversight Act of 2013 - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (CBA) to require: (1) biennial (instead of annual) budget resolutions, (2) biennial appropriations Acts, and (3) biennial government strategic and per...
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2014-03-21
House Committee on Rules Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Sept. 12, 2014.
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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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USHB3857Enforce the Take Care Clause Act of 2014 - Authorizes the House of Representatives or the Senate to bring an action seeking declaratory and injunctive relief to compel the President to execute a law faithfully upon the adoption of a resolution declar...
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2014-03-20
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USHB4079Songwriter Equity Act of 2014 - Amends federal copyright law regarding the exclusive rights of sound recording copyright owners to remove a provision that prohibits license fees payable for the public performance of sound recordings, by means of a di...
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2014-03-20
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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
Intro
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USHB4212Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the 15-year recovery period classification for qualified leasehold improvement, restaurant, and retail improvement property, for purposes of the depreciation tax deduction.
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2014-03-12
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USHB4188Establishing Beneficiary Equity in the Hospital Readmission Program Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) with respect to the hospital readmission reduction program to exclude from the program admissions related to tran...
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2014-03-11
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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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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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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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USHB3308Taxpayer Transparency Act of 2013 - Requires each communication funded by a federal agency for advertising or educational purposes to clearly state: (1) in the case of a printed communication, including mass mailings, signs, and billboards, that the ...
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2014-02-27
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USHB712Amends the Highlands Conservation Act to extend, through FY2024, funding for: (1) land conservation partnership projects in the highlands regions of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; and (2) Forest Service and Department of Agricul...
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2014-02-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB3578Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (DOT), consistent with accepted medical standards and practices, to implement or enforce a requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment of airmen or air traffic controllers for sleep disord...
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2014-02-12
Received in the Senate.
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USHR447Values the close relationship the United States has established with Ukraine. Supports the democratic and European aspirations of the people of Ukraine. Calls on the United States and the European Union (EU) to work together to support a peaceful...
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2014-02-10
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 381 - 2 (Roll no. 56). (text: CR H1693)
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USHB3931Children's Health Insurance Protection (CHIP) Act - Amends XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to the income level of certain children born after September 30, 1983 (or, at the option of a state, after any earlier date), who are be...
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2014-02-07
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USHB357GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act of 2014 - (Sec. 4) Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), for purposes of the All-Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program and the program providing educational assistance to individuals who commenced servi...
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2014-02-04
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USHB3930National Commission on the Structure of the Army Act of 2014 - Establishes the National Commission on the Structure of the Army to undertake a comprehensive study of the structure of the Army to determine: (1) the proper force mixture of the active c...
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2014-01-27
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USHCR68Recognizes on behalf of the United States the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of the 11 African-American soldiers of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion of the United States Army who were massacred in Wereth, Belgium, during the Battle of th...
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2014-01-24
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USHB1513Requires the inclusion of the land and interests commonly known as Gettysburg Train Station and its immediate surroundings in the Borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and the land and interests located along Plum Run in Cumberland Township, Pennsylva...
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2014-01-14
Received in the Senate.
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USHB3811Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to notify an individual within two business days after discovery of any breach of security of any system maintained by a health care exc...
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2014-01-13
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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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USHB3685Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide that a qualified emergency services volunteer shall not be counted in determining the number of full-time employees of an employer for the pu...
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2014-01-08
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H65-66, H66-67, H68)
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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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USHB3747Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exclusion for benefits paid to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical providers by states and local governments, to: (1...
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2013-12-12
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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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2013-12-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
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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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USHB3658Monuments Men Recognition Act of 2013 - 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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2013-12-05
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USHB3579Debt Management Act of 2013 - Requires the Secretary of the Treasury, within 21 to 60 days before any date on which the Secretary anticipates the public debt will reach the current debt limit, to appear before specified congressional committees to pr...
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2013-12-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1788)
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USHB3482Restoring Main Street Investor Protection and Confidence Act - Amends the Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970 to revise the definition of "net equity." Bases the determination of net equity, the positions, options, and contracts of a customer...
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2013-11-21
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Prior to Referral.
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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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2013-11-20
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USHR402Supports the European aspirations of the peoples of the Eastern Partnership countries. Recognizes the benefits to these and other countries in the Eastern Europe and Caucasus region of closer economic and political ties with the European Union (EU). ...
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2013-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB3490Teacher Tax Deduction Enhancement Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) extend until 2020 the tax deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school educators (i.e., teachers, instructors, counselors, principals, or ai...
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2013-11-14
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USHB3302Designates the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center in Bay Pines, Florida, as the "C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center."
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2013-11-13
Became Public Law No: 113-49.
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USHB3111Honoring the Fort Hood Heroes Act - Directs: (1) the Secretary of the military department concerned to award the Purple Heart to members of the Armed Forces (members) who were killed or wounded in the attack at Fort Hood, Texas, on November 5, 2009; ...
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2013-11-06
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USHB3429Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to require an entity designated by or awarded funds by a health care exchange for the operation of a Navigator program under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to facilitate enroll...
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2013-11-01
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USHB3205Promoting Adoption and Legal Guardianship for Children in Foster Care Act - Title I: Adoption Incentives Grant Program - (Sec. 101) Amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSA) to revise the adoptio...
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2013-10-28
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USHB3299Security Before Access Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act, with respect to patient navigator services, to require recipients of grants for the development and operation of demonstration programs to implement procedures developed under...
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2013-10-18
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USHB2775Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014 - Division A: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014 - Makes continuing appropriations for FY2014. (Sec. 101) Appropriates amounts for continuing operations, projects, or activities which were conducted in FY2013 and ...
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2013-10-17
Became Public Law No: 113-46.
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USHB3095Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to implement or enforce a requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment of individuals operating commercial motor vehicles for sleep disorders (including obstructive sleep apnea) only ...
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2013-10-15
Became Public Law No: 113-45.
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