Sponsored by LoBiondo, Frank A. - US Congress (Current)

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USHB5441Amends the federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to describe the organization as a national association of veterans (currently, an association of men) who, as soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen, served this Nation i...
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2014-11-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Intro
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USHB4970Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (SAA, 2008) to extend emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) payments for eligible individuals to weeks of employment ending on or before ...
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2014-11-17
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USHB5589Veteran Education Empowerment Act - Directs the Secretary of Education to award four-year grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) to establish, maintain, and improve a veteran student center. Requires grantees to be IHEs that: have a popul...
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2014-11-17
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USHB5266Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to reauthorize and revise the National Estuary Program for FY2014-FY2018. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make competitive awards to address...
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2014-11-13
Received in the Senate.
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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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2014-11-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 456.
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USHB5484Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to select a medical center in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of ...
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2014-09-29
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USHB5609Vessel Incidental Discharge Act
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2014-09-19
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USHB24Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2014 - 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 (Federal Reserve Board) and of th...
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2014-09-18
Received in the Senate.
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USHB5619LEO Fair Retirement Act of 2014 - Provides that for purposes of computing the annuity of a federal law enforcement employee under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), the law enforcement avail...
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2014-09-18
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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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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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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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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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USHB2291Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 450 Lexington Avenue in New York, New York, as the "Vincent R. Sombrotto Post Office."
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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-149.
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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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USHR711Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all businesses and residential customers.
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2014-08-01
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USHB4450Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) to revise qualifications requirements for members of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. (Sec. 3) Revise...
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2014-07-31
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
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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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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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USHB1376Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 369 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Jersey City, New Jersey, as the "Judge Shirley A. Tolentino Post Office Building."
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2014-07-25
Became Public Law No: 113-139.
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USHB2283Human Trafficking Prioritization Act - (Sec. 3) Expresses the sense of Congress that the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking of the Department of State will be more effective in carrying out duties mandated by Congress in the Trafficking Victims...
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2014-07-24
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USHB2430Hinchliffe Stadium Heritage Act - Amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to include within the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, New Jersey, approximately six acres of land containing Hinchliffe Stadium. Prohibits the Secr...
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2014-07-23
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USHB4411Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) States that it shall be U.S. policy to: (1) prevent Hezbollah's global logistics and financial network from operating in order to curtail funding of its domestic and international ac...
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2014-07-23
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USHB4607Eric Williams Correctional Officer Protection Act of 2014 - Amends the federal criminal code to require the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to issue oleoresin capsicum spray to: (1) any Bureau officer or employee employed in a prison that is not a ...
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2014-07-21
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USHR657Reaffirms the support of the House of Representatives for Israel's right to defend its citizens and ensure Israel's survival. Condemns the unprovoked rocket fire at Israel and calls on Hamas to cease all rocket and other attacks against Israel.
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2014-07-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHB3992Wildfire Disaster Funding Act of 2014 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act), with regard to sequestration adjustments, to require any adjustments in enacted appropriations for wildfire sup...
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2014-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Peters (CA). Petition No: 113-10. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
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USHB5082National Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide tax relief for disasters declared in 2012, 2013, and 2014 by: extending through 2014 the election to expense qualified disaster expenses (i.e., for removal of d...
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2014-07-11
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USHB3488Preclearance Authorization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) preclearance operations in a foreign country to: prevent terrorists, instruments of terrorism...
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2014-07-09
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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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USHB2807Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax deduction for charitable contributions by individuals and corporations of real property interests for conservation purposes. Makes this Act appli...
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2014-06-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
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USHB4960Charitable Automobile Red-Tape Simplification Act of 2014 or the CARS Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax deduction for charitable contributions, to modify the substantiation rules for donations of qualified vehicl...
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2014-06-25
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USHB4217Military Commissary Sustainment Act - Prohibits reducing the monthly amount of funds made available by the Department of Defense (DOD) for the defense commissary system during FY2015 below the average monthly amount made available during FY2014 until...
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2014-06-20
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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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2014-06-20
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USHB4930Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2014 or the ACE Kids Act of 2014 - Amends titles XIX (Medicaid) and XXI (Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act to extend medical assistance to payment for items and services furnishe...
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2014-06-20
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USHR109Condemns Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Calls on Iran to release all prisoners held solely on account of their religion. Calls on the Presi...
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2014-06-19
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Unanimous Consent .
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USHB1458Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1 Walter Hammond Place in Waldwick, New Jersey, as the "Staff Sergeant Joseph D'Augustine Post Office Building."
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2014-06-18
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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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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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USHB3850Older Americans Act Reauthorization of 2014 - Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to reauthorize through FY2018 appropriations for: (1) the Administration on Aging, including the Eldercare Locator Service and pension counseling and information pro...
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2014-06-13
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USHR624Recognizes the 350th anniversary of the founding of New Jersey.
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2014-06-12
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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
Pass
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USHB3080Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014
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2014-06-10
Became Public Law No: 113-121.
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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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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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2014-06-02
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 403.
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USHB3676Prohibiting In-Flight Voice Communications on Mobile Wireless Devices Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to issue regulations prohibiting an individual on an aircraft from engaging in voice communications using a mobile devic...
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2014-05-30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 345.
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USHB685American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a single congressional gold medal in honor of the American Fighter...
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2014-05-23
Became Public Law No: 113-105.
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USHB1209Directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal in honor of the members of the 17 Bombardment Group (Medium), who became known as the Doo...
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2014-05-23
Became Public Law No: 113-106.
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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 such...
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2014-05-22
Received in the Senate.
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USHB4225(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 15, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation Act of 2014 or the SAVE Act of 2014 - Amends the federal criminal code to ...
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2014-05-21
Received in the Senate.
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USHB2203Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to make arrangements for the presentation of a congressional gold medal to Jack Nicklaus in recognition of his service to the nation in promoting excellen...
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2014-05-20
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