Sponsored by Matheson, Jim - US Congress (Current)

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USHB5157To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to waive certain requirements relating to the approval of programs of education for purposes of the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Af...
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2014-08-15
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USHB5152Savings, Accountability, Value, and Efficiency III Act of 2014
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2014-08-15
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USHB4631Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2014 or the Autism CARES Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to designate an official to oversee national autism spectrum disor...
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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-157.
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USHB594Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the muscular dystrophy research program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Expands the rang...
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2014-08-01
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 529.
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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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USHB5364CHIP Extension and Improvement Act of 2014
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2014-07-31
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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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USHR701Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the current outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia is an international health crisis and is the largest and most widespread outbreak of the disease ever recorded. Calls on all n...
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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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USHB4250Sunscreen Innovation Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a process for the review and approval of over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreen active ingredients. Allows any person to request that the Secretary of Health and Human ...
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2014-07-29
Received in the Senate.
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USHB356Hill Creek Cultural Preservation and Energy Development Act - Authorizes Utah to relinquish for the benefit of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation certain of its school trust or subsurface mineral lands south of the border betwee...
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2014-07-25
Became Public Law No: 113-133.
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USHB4290Wakefield Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend the authorization of appropriations for the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program through FY2019.
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2014-07-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 419.
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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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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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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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USHB5052Lawful Ivory Protection Act of 2014
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2014-07-10
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USHB4888Coordinated Recovery Initiative for Babies Act of 2014 or the CRIB Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to study the treatment and surveillance of, and available information concerning, neonatal abstinence syndrome (...
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2014-07-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5882)
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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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USHB2807Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2013 - 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.
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2014-06-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
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USHB3301North American Energy Infrastructure Act - (Sec. 3) Prohibits any person from constructing, connecting, operating, or maintaining a cross-border segment of an oil or natural gas pipeline or electric transmission facility at the national boundary of t...
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2014-06-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 442.
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USHB4978Bottled Water Quality Information Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to issue regulations requiring each bottled water manufacturer or distributor to annually prepare a rep...
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2014-06-26
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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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USHB4950Protecting American Jobs and Exports Act - Amends the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States through FY2021. Extends through FY2021 and gradually increases (with a specified exception) the Bank's agg...
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2014-06-24
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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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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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USHB4921To provide for the revision of certification requirements for the labeling of certain electronic products under the Energy Star program.
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2014-06-19
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USHB4897Transparency in Education Act
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2014-06-18
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USHB4885Social Impact Bond Act - Amends title XX (Block Grants to States for Social Services and Elder Justice) of the Social Security Act to add a new part C (Social Impact Bonds). Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to seek proposals from states or loc...
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2014-06-18
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USHB4171Labor Statistics Improvement Act - Establishes an independent Commission to Improve Labor Statistics. Directs the Commission to: (1) examine and make an assessment of the process by which the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) collects, processes, anal...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4228DHS Acquisition Accountability and Efficiency Act - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reform acquisition and procurement programs and activities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). (Sec. 5) Prohibits the authorization of appropria...
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2014-06-10
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USHB4826School Modernization and Revitalization Through Jobs Act, the SMART Jobs Act, or the 21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act - Requires the Secretary of Education to make grants to states for the modernization, renovation, or ...
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2014-06-10
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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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2014-06-09
Became Public Law No: 113-109.
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USHB2939Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a congressional gold medal in honor of President Shimon Peres of Israel.
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2014-06-09
Became Public Law No: 113-114.
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USHB3658Monuments Men Recognition Act of 2014 - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make arrangements for the presentation of a single congressional gold medal in commemoration of the Monuments M...
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2014-06-09
Became Public Law No: 113-116.
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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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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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USHB4510Insurance Capital Standards Clarification Act of 2014 - Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act concerning establishment of minimum leverage and minimum risk-based capital requirements on a consolidated basis for a deposi...
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2014-05-20
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Prior to Referral.
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USHB4646Regulatory Improvement Act of 2014 - Establishes in the legislative branch the Regulatory Improvement Commission. Requires the Commission to evaluate and provide recommendations and proposed legislation for modification, consolidation, or repeal of r...
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2014-05-09
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USHR577Recognizes National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges that children in the foster care system face. Encourages Congress to implement policy to minimize the number of children entering the foster care system, ...
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2014-05-08
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USHB3826Electricity Security and Affordability Act - (Sec. 2) Prohibits the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from issuing, implementing, or enforcing any proposed or final rule under the Clean Air Act that establishes a performance ...
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2014-05-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 374.
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USHB4464Permanent CFC Look-Through Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax rule exempting dividends, interest, rents, and royalties received or accrued from certain controlled foreign corporations by a related entity from tre...
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2014-05-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 316.
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USHB2689Energy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2013 - Amends the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to direct each federal facility energy manager to consider, not later than two years after completion of a comprehensive energy and wa...
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2014-04-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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USHB4414Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014 - Exempts expatriate health plans, employers acting as sponsors of such plans, and health insurance issuers providing coverage under such plans from the health care coverage requirements of the Pat...
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2014-04-30
Received in the Senate.
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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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2014-04-24
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
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USHB4246Good Samaritan Protection for Construction, Architectural, and Engineering Volunteers Act - Grants construction companies and architectural and engineering firms and their employees immunity from liability for negligence, except for gross negligence ...
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2014-04-16
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USHB4301Restoration of America's Wire Act - Amends provisions of the federal criminal code, commonly known as the Wire Act, to provide that the prohibition against transmission of wagering information shall apply to any bet or wager, or information assisting...
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2014-04-16
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USHB4430Protecting the Sustainable Use of Spent Grains Act of 2014 - Amends the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act to permit the continued exemption from the Act, as an alcohol-related facility, of a facility that distributes, for use as food for animals, spe...
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2014-04-11
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USHB4432Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish premarket notification requirements for a bioengineered organism intended for a food use or application. Defines “bioengineered organism&...
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2014-04-11
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