Sponsored by Terry, Lee - US Congress (Current)

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USHB5252To ensure that methods of collecting taxing and fees by private citizens on behalf of States are fair and effective and do not discriminate against interstate commerce.
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2014-07-29
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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
Intro
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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.
Engross
50%
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
Enroll
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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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2014-07-23
Presented to President.
Engross
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USHB4411Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014 - 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 activities;...
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2014-07-23
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USHR561Marks the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, which signaled the end of state-sanctioned segregation of schools in the United States, so that it is unlawful to deny access to public facilities on the basis of race.
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2014-07-21
Intro
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USHB4981Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2014
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2014-07-21
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USHR601Condemns the charge of apostasy and adultery of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag in Sudan and her sentence of 100 lashes and the death penalty. Calls for the release from prison of Ibrahim, her 20-month-old son, and newborn daughter. Urges the Department...
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2014-07-21
Intro
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USHB5129UAC State Notification Act of 2014 - Amends the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, with respect to an unaccompanied alien child in federal custody by reason of the child's immigration status, to require th...
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2014-07-17
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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.
Intro
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USHB5118Transparent Report of Alien Children's Safety Act of 2014 - Directs the Attorney General to report monthly to Congress through March 30, 2017, on: the number of aliens unlawfully present in the United States who have appeared before an immigration ...
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2014-07-15
Intro
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USHB5105Report of Alien Children's Safety Act of 2014 - Directs the Attorney General to report monthly to Congress through March 30, 2017, on: the number of aliens unlawfully present in the United States who have appeared before an immigration judge pursua...
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2014-07-14
Intro
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USHR665Condemns the kidnapping and murder of Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaer, and Eyal Yifrach by terrorists associated with Hamas and the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir by extremists. Commends Israeli authorities for acting swiftly to apprehend the killers of...
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2014-07-10
Intro
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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.
Engross
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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.
Engross
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USHB6Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act - (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue a decision on an application for authorization to export natural gas within 30 days after the later of: (1) the conclusion of the review to site, co...
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2014-06-26
Received in the Senate.
Engross
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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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2014-06-25
Received in the Senate.
Intro
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USHB4795Promoting New Manufacturing Act
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2014-06-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 363.
Intro
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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
Intro
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USHB4920Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require state licensure and a bid and surety bond of at least $50,000 for each area for bidding entities under the Medicare dura...
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2014-06-19
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USHB4813Protection and Accountability Regulatory Act of 2014
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2014-06-13
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USHB4158Special Inspector General for Monitoring the ACA Act of 2014 or the SIGMA Act of 2014 - Establishes the Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act to conduct, supervise, and coordinate audits and investigations of ...
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2014-06-13
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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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2014-06-11
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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
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USHR532Calls on the government of Turkey to lift restrictions on freedoms of the press, expression, and the Internet, including social media. Recognizes the role of technology and social media in helping independent journalists and the general public to com...
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2014-06-10
Intro
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USHB318Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial to include, in regards to the Korean War: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed in such action; (2) the number of memb...
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2014-06-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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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2014-06-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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.
Intro
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USHB4491Stop Punishing Innocent Taxpayers Act - Prohibits any administrative offset of a claim asserted by the federal government that has been outstanding for more than 10 years.
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2014-06-09
Engross
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USHB3361USA FREEDOM Act - Title I: FISA Business Records Reforms - (Sec. 101) Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to establish a new process to be followed when the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) submits an application to a...
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2014-06-05
Select Committee on Intelligence. Hearings held.
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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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USHB4717Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the low-income housing tax credit, to make permanent the minimum 9% credit rate for new buildings that are not federally-subsidized and to establish a minimum 4% credit rate for existing buildings tha...
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2014-05-22
Engross
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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.
Intro
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USHB2750Design-Build Efficiency and Jobs Act of 2013 - Modifies the procedure for awarding design and construction contracts for federal buildings and facilities to require: (1) a contracting officer to provide a written justification to the head of an agenc...
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2014-05-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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
Intro
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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.
Intro
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USHCR98Urges the President to immediately request the resignation of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric Shinseki.
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2014-05-15
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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.
Intro
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USHB4342Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters Act of 2014 or the DOTCOM Act of 2014 - Prohibits the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information from relinquishing or agreeing to any proposal relating to the relinquishment...
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2014-05-08
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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USHR571Thanks and promotes the teaching profession by encouraging students, parents, school administrators, and public officials to participate in teacher appreciation events during National Teacher Day.
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2014-05-06
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USHB627National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, and half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Serv...
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2014-04-30
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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.
Intro
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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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USHCR97Recognizes caregiving as a profession and the need for increased educational opportunities for both paid and family caregivers. Expresses support for: (1) paid caregivers, the private home care industry, and the efforts of family caregivers nationwi...
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2014-04-10
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USHB4447Contempt Act - Prohibits the head of a federal agency from paying any agency officer or employee during a pay period in which such officer or employee is in a period of contempt of Congress. Defines "period of contempt of Congress" as: (1) ...
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2014-04-10
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USHB2052Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) U.S. ability to attract foreign direct investment is directly linked to U.S. long-term economic prosperity, global competitiveness, and security; (2) it is a t...
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2014-04-09
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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USHB4434Africa Counter Terrorism Initiative Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to develop, submit to Congress, and implement within one year after enactment of this Act a plan to transfer the headquarters of AFRICOM from Stuttgart, Germany, to a lo...
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2014-04-09
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