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

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USHB4357Amends the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 to direct the President to deny U.S. admission to any representative of the United Nations (U.N.) who: (1) has engaged in espionage activities or a terrorist activity against ...
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2014-04-16
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USHB4305Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers Act of 2014
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2014-04-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3148)
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USHB503National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial Act - Authorizes the National Desert Storm Memorial Association to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate and honor those who, as members of the A...
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2014-04-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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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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2014-04-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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USHB4434Africa Counter Terrorism Initiative Act
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2014-04-09
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USHB187Replaces the map included in the set of maps entitled "Coastal Barrier Resources System" (referred to in specified provisions of the Coastal Barrier Resources Act and relating to Unit L06 in the state of North Carolina) with another map rel...
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2014-04-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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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USHB2743Veterans Eagle Parks Pass Act - Makes the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available at a discount to certain veterans. Makes a National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass made available under this Act valid for the life of ...
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2014-04-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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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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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2014-04-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB1528Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act of 2013 - 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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2014-04-03
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
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USHB4372Targeted Lethal Force Transparency Act
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2014-04-02
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USHB4367Internet Stewardship Act of 2014
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2014-04-02
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USHB724Amends the Clean Air Act to remove the requirement that a dealer of new light-duty motor vehicles furnish a certification to the purchaser that the vehicle conforms to applicable regulations concerning emission standards, including notice of warranty...
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2014-04-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 342.
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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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2014-04-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 291.
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USHB4142No Welfare for Weed Act of 2014 - Amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to exclude marijuana products from the definition of food which may be purchased under the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly the food stamp program). ...
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2014-04-01
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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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2014-04-01
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USHB183Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program for assessing the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms through a therapeutic m...
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2014-03-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB2527Extends a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program of counseling and care and services for veterans for sexual trauma that occurred during active duty or active duty for training to veterans who experienced such trauma during inactive duty trainin...
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2014-03-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB3508Authorizes the appointment of hearing aid specialists in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Requires an eligible person to: (1) hold an associate's degree in hearing instrument sciences or its equival...
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2014-03-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB1566Consumer Credit Access, Innovation, and Modernization Act - Directs the Comptroller of the Currency to charter creditors which shall become Internet consumer credit corporations (Internet creditors) to offer financial products or services primarily t...
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2014-03-26
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection. Hearings held.
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USHB4307Milk Freedom Act of 2014 - Prohibits a federal department, agency, or court from taking any action that would prohibit, regulate, or otherwise restrict the interstate traffic of milk or a milk product that is unpasteurized and packaged for direct hum...
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2014-03-26
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USHB4308Interstate Milk Freedom Act of 2014 - Prohibits a federal department, agency, or court from taking any action that would prohibit, regulate, or otherwise restrict the interstate traffic of milk or a milk product that is unpasteurized and packaged for...
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2014-03-26
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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 remo...
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2014-03-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHCR95Expressing the sense of Congress regarding support for voluntary, incentive-based, private land conservation implemented through cooperation with local soil and water conservation districts.
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2014-03-25
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USHB3Northern Route Approval Act - (Sec. 1) Declares that a presidential permit shall not be required for the pipeline described in the application filed on May 4, 2012, by TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to the Department of State for the Keystone XL...
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2014-03-24
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
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USHB4234Ensuring Veterans' Resiliency Act
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2014-03-24
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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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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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USHB3829State Marriage Defense Act of 2014 - Prohibits, in determining the meaning of any Act of Congress, or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of U.S. administrative bureaus and agencies, as applied with respect to individuals domiciled in a stat...
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2014-03-20
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USHB4149Help Hire our Heroes Act
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2014-03-18
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USHB4184To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the manner in which an advance payment of initial educational assistance paid by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs is charged against the entitlement of a veteran to such assistance.
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2014-03-18
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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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2014-03-13
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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USHB311Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act or the FUELS Act - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in implementing the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule with respect to any farm, to requi...
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2014-03-12
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USHB4217Military Commissary Sustainment Act
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2014-03-12
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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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USHB4141To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into enhanced-use leases for excess property of the National Cemetery Administration that is unsuitable for burial purposes.
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2014-03-07
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USHB20Government By the People Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to allow a refundable credit of 50% of qualified congressional House campaign contributions paid or incurred during the taxable year (contributions of cash by an individual...
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2014-03-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2246-2250)
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USHB3732Immigration Compliance Enforcement (ICE) Act - Prohibits the use of federal funds for: (1) the position of Public Advocate within U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); (2) the position of Deputy Assistant Director of Custody Programs and Co...
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2014-03-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 14.
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USHB2992Business Activity Tax Simplification Act of 2013 - Expands the federal prohibition against state taxation of interstate commerce to: (1) include taxation of out-of-state transactions involving all forms of property, including intangible personal prop...
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2014-02-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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USHB4101TIME Act
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2014-02-26
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USHB4089Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of an employee: (1) shares of employer securities received in a qualified employee stock distribution as compensation for services that do not exceed the lowest number of employer secu...
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2014-02-25
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USHB4068SCRA Rights Protection Act of 2014 - Amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to allow the use of arbitration to resolve a controversy that arises under a contract with a servicemember (or with a servicemember and spouse jointly) that provides for ...
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2014-02-24
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USHB4023Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2014
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2014-02-14
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USHB4045First Rhode Island Regiment Congressional Gold Medal Act - Requries the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a congressional gold medal to the First Rhode Island Regiment, collectively, in recog...
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2014-02-11
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USHR476Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: states and local educational agencies should maintain the right and responsibility of determining educational curricula, programs of instruction, and assessments for elementary and secondary ...
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2014-02-11
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USHB3958Healing Our Heroes Act - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2008 to extend for one year the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pilot program to assess the effectiveness of providing assisted living services to veterans with a trauma...
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2014-02-11
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USHB4008Educational Freedom Act of 2014 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to prohibit any federal officer or employee from directly or indirectly mandating, directing, incentivizing, or controlling, through grants, contracts,...
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2014-02-06
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