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

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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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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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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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2014-07-31
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 133.
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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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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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USHB5290COMMUTE Act of 2014
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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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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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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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2014-07-29
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6984-6985)
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USHB5229Wounded Warriors Federal Leave 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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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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2014-07-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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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2014-07-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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.
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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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USHB4749Modifies the definition of "antique firearm" under the federal criminal code and the Internal Revenue Code to cover any firearm manufactured in or before the calendar year that is 100 years before the year in which a determination is made a...
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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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USHR675Recognizes, supports, and defends the constitutional authority of the governors of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California to deploy units of the National Guard to secure the international border of the United States within their states. Urges su...
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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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USHB5110Securing Access Via Excellence for Medicare Home Health Act of 2014 or the SAVE Medicare Home Health Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, with respect to the prospective payment system (PPS) for home health services...
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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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USHB5054Veterans' Whistleblower and Patient Protection Act of 2014
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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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USHB4305Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers Act of 2014 or the MEPS Act - Directs the Secretary of the military department concerned to: (1) provide an individual with a mental health assessment before such individual enlists or is commissioned as a...
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2014-07-01
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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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2014-07-01
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USHB4818Military Spouse Career Advancement Act
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2014-07-01
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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 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend through FY2019 a grant program for screening, counseling, and other services related to heritable disorders that can be det...
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2014-06-25
Received in the Senate.
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