Sponsored by Jones, Walter B., Jr. - US Congress (Current)

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USHB935Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013 - Amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act [CWA]) to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmen...
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2014-07-29
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 694 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of both H. Res. 676 and H.R. 935 in the House. Both measures are debatable for one hour.
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USHB4156Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 - Declares that it shall not be an unfair or deceptive practice for an air carrier or other covered entity to state the base airfare in an advertisement or solicitation for passenger air transportation if it clearly a...
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2014-07-29
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USHB4490United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014 - Revises U.S. international broadcasting and communications structures, missions, and objectives. Repeals the United States International Broadcasting Act of 1994, and amends the United S...
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2014-07-29
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USHR644Condemns and disapproves of the Obama administration's failure to comply with the lawful 30-day statutory reporting requirement in releasing the five senior Taliban members from detention at U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Expresses concer...
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2014-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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USHB5245Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 314 Lennon Drive in Wilmington, North Carolina, as the "Meadowlark Lemon Post Office."
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2014-07-29
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USHB431521st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Commerce, as appropriate, to make publicly available on the Internet the best scientific and com...
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2014-07-28
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 693 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4315 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
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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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USHB330Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act - Designates a memorial located at March Field Air Museum in Riverside, California, as the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial, in honor of current and former members of the Armed Forces who h...
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2014-07-25
Became Public Law No: 113-132.
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USHB272Designates the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DOD) joint outpatient clinic to be constructed in Marina, California, as the "Major General William H. Gourley VA-DOD Outpatient Clinic."
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2014-07-25
Became Public Law No: 113-130.
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USHB669Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to awa...
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2014-07-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 417.
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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
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USHB1501Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Preservation Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Prison Ship Martyr's Monument in Fort Greene Park in the New York City borough of Brooklyn as a unit of...
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2014-07-23
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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.
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USHB4971Ask Veterans Act
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2014-07-23
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USHR649Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOJ) to transmit to the House of Representatives copies of any electronic communications in the possession of the Secretary, the Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), or any office that reports to the Secre...
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2014-07-22
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 125.
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USHB4698Every Child is a Blessing Act of 2014 - Prohibits recovery of damages in certain civil actions based on a claim that, but for the conduct of the defendant, a child, once conceived, would not or should not have been born. Makes such prohibition applic...
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2014-07-21
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USHB4749To modify the definition of "antique firearm".
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2014-07-21
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USHB4317State, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Commerce, as appropriate, to provide to affected states all data that is used as t...
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2014-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 405.
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USHB4316Endangered Species Recovery Transparency Act - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA) to require the Secretary of the Interior to: (1) submit an annual report detailing federal expenditures for civil actions brought under the ESA containing ...
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2014-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 404.
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USHB4318Endangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to replace the current standard for awarding court costs, including attorney fees, in citizen suits with the federal judicial code standard for awarding cost...
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2014-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 406.
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USHB5142Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 113 West Jackson Street in Rich Square, North Carolina, as the "Chief Joseph E. White, Jr. Post Office Building."
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2014-07-17
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USHR675Supporting the Constitutional authority of the Governors of the States of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California to take action to secure the international border of the United States within their States.
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2014-07-17
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USHB916Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to develop a multipurpose cadastre of federal real property (an inventory of real property of the federal government) to assist with federal land management activ...
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2014-07-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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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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USHB4854Regulatory Certainty Act of 2014
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2014-07-16
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 22.
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USHB5078Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014
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2014-07-16
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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USHB5110SAVE Medicare Home Health Act of 2014
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2014-07-15
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USHB5071Agricultural Conservation Flexibility Act of 2014
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2014-07-11
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USHJR118Disapproves and nullifies the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and published in the Federal Register on July 2, 2014, relating to the garnishment of non-federal wages to collect delinquent non-tax debts owed to the United S...
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2014-07-10
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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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USHB4988Marine Access and State Transparency
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2014-07-07
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USHB186Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to permit candidates for election to federal office to: (1) designate an individual for each of a candiate's authorized campaign committees who will be authorized to disburse funds of the committee in ...
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2014-06-25
Committee Hearings Held.
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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.
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USHB4948VA Investigation and Accountability Act
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2014-06-24
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USHB4947ORDEAL Act of 2014
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2014-06-24
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USHB4360Designates the facility of the Grandfather Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service located at 109 Lawing Drive in Nebo, North Carolina, as the "Jason Crisp Forest Service Building."
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2014-06-18
Received in the Senate.
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USHB4759Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a two-year pilot program under which: (1) eligible veterans may elect to receive hospital care and services at non-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities, and (2) the Secretary shall reim...
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2014-06-16
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USHB4841Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 - Title I: Improvement of Scheduling System for Health Care Appointments - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract for an independent assessment ...
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2014-06-16
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USHB4793Reducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2014 - Makes an individual who is eligible for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance program eligible for assistance with the fees for applying to institutions of higher educ...
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2014-06-16
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USHB4158Special Inspector General for Monitoring the ACA Act of 2014 or the SIGMA Act of 2014 - Establishes the Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act to conduct, supervise, and coordinate audits and investigations of ...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4590Future Logging Careers Act - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to make the restrictions on oppressive child labor inapplicable to employment of an employee age 16 or 17 by a parent, or a person standing in place of a parent, in a logging or...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4813Protection and Accountability Regulatory Act of 2014
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2014-06-13
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USHB4852Wounded Warrior Research Enhancement Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to award grants to carry out research for the advancement of orthotic and prosthetic clinical care for members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and civilians who have und...
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2014-06-12
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USHB4829ROAD Act of 2014
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2014-06-11
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USHB4810Veteran Access to Care Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into contracts with such non-VA facilities as may be necessary to furnish hospital care and medical services to veterans who: have waited longer th...
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2014-06-11
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USHR620Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the government of Mexico should release U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi and provide for his return to the United States so he can receive appropriate medical assistance, and (2) the Pr...
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2014-06-11
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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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USHB2072Demanding Accountability for Veterans Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Requires the Inspector General (IG) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), upon determining that the VA Secretary has not appropriately responded to an IG report that recommends action...
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2014-06-10
Received in the Senate.
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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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USHB4797Clarification of Legal Enforcement Against Non-criminal Energy Producers Act of 2014
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2014-06-10
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