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

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USHB24Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2013 - Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment of this Act, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) and of the Federal Reserv...
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2014-09-18
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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2014-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB5561To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 to designate high priority corridors on the National Highway System in the State of North Carolina, and for other purposes.
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2014-09-18
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USHB5563To authorize the Secretary of Labor to award special recognition to employers for veteran-friendly employment practices.
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2014-09-18
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USHB5598To require the Bureau of Land Management to incorporate the needs, uses, and input of affected communities, and to obtain the concurrence of affected communities, before taking any travel management action affecting access to public lands, including ...
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2014-09-18
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USHB5609To provide for the establishment of nationally uniform and environmentally sound standards governing discharges incidental to the normal operation of a vessel.
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2014-09-18
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USHB5229Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2014
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2014-09-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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USHB5523To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the National Labor Relations Act to protect the health benefits of retirees, and for other purposes.
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2014-09-17
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USHB5505To improve the establishment of any lower ground-level ozone standards, and for other purposes.
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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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USHB2996Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013 - Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish within the Institute (NIST) a Network for Manufacturing Innovation Program. ...
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2014-09-16
Received in the Senate.
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USHB2673Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act - Amends the Truth in Lending Act with respect to the permission that a creditor may presume that a residential mortgage loan has met the requirement that, at the time the loan is consummated, the consumer ha...
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2014-09-16
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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USHB5478To amend title 10, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Defense to make certain limitations on the transfer of personal property to Federal and State agencies, and for other purposes.
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2014-09-16
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USHB5432Wounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act
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2014-09-15
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USHB1869Biennial Budgeting and Enhanced Oversight Act of 2014 - Title I: Congressional Budget Process - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (CBA), including the Congressional Impoundment Control Act of 1974, to revise the federal and congressional bu...
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2014-09-12
House Committee on Rules Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 11, 2014.
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USHB5078Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 - Prohibits the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from: developing, finalizing, adopting, implementing, applying, administering, or enf...
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2014-09-11
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 559.
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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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2014-09-10
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USHB4971Ask Veterans Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with an experienced non-government entity to conduct an annual survey, over a five-year period, of a statistically significant sample of veterans who reside in the geograph...
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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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USHB4319Common Sense in Species Protection Act of 2014 - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Commerce to exclude an area from designation as a critical habitat to conserve an endangered or th...
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2014-09-09
Committee Hearings Held.
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USHR644Condemns and disapproves of the Obama administration's failure to comply with the lawful 30-day statutory reporting requirement in executing the transfer of five senior Taliban members from detention at U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Expr...
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2014-09-09
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
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USHR612Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) Mexico should expeditiously release and repatriate Sgt. Tahmooressi and all possessions that have been seized, and (2) the President should communicate with Mexico that he will impose incr...
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2014-09-08
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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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2014-09-08
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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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2014-09-02
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USHB5160Prohibits any federal agency or instrumentality from using federal funding or resources to: (1) consider or adjudicate any new or previously denied application of any alien requesting consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals, as author...
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2014-09-02
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USHB5088Responsive and Efficient Appeals Courts for Heroes Act of 2014
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2014-08-15
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USHB5265To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Hamlet, North Carolina, as the "Edward 'Ed' James O'Neal Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic".
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2014-08-15
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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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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-155.
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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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2014-08-01
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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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USHB5392Fairness for Farmers Act of 2014
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2014-08-01
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USHB5226Charlotte's Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014
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2014-08-01
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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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USHB5323Medical Leave for Veterans Act of 2014
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2014-07-31
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USHR706Disapproves the actions taken by the House Committee on the Judiciary and the leadership of the House of Representatives with respect to H.B. 1123 (Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act). Directs the leadership of each House committe...
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2014-07-31
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USHB5320To direct the Attorney General to provide State officials with access to criminal history information with respect to certain financial service providers required to undergo State criminal background checks, and for other purposes.
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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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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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2014-07-30
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USHB5285Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2014 - Prohibits the federal government, and any state that receives federal funding for any program that provides child welfare services under part B (Child and Family Services) or part E (Federal Payments for...
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2014-07-30
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USHB5290Creating Opportunities for Military Members to Use Transportation Efficiently Act of 2014 or the COMMUTE Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Defense, acting through the Director of the Office of Economic Adjustment, to establish a Military Communi...
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2014-07-30
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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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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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USHB5231Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2014
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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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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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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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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.
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USHR649Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) 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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