Subject Consumer affairs | Current

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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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2014-07-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Intro
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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) sunscreens. Require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to review and determine wheth...
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2014-07-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHB4984Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) to provide annual (currently, entrance) counseling to student ...
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2014-07-28
Engross
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USHB3230Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 - Title I: Improvement of Scheduling System for Health Care Appointments - (Sec. 101) Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract for an independent ...
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2014-07-25
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rahall motion to instruct conferees, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rahall demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion to instruct until a time to be announced.
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USHB4983Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) to eliminate the restriction of college cost calculations to those costs incurred by first-time students. Eliminates the requirement that the Secretary...
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2014-07-24
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USSB1340Cruise Passenger Protection Act - Amends federal shipping law to direct the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to develop standards for passenger vessel owners to provide passengers with a summary of key terms of passage contracts upfront and before t...
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2014-07-23
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Hearings held.
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USHB4777Health Savings Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to health savings accounts (HSAs), to: (1) allow an additional tax deduction for amounts paid to the HSA of a taxpayer's child or grandchild; (2) allow a rollover of HSA fund...
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2014-07-21
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USHB4871TRIA Reform Act of 2014
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2014-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 391.
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USHB4834To authorize highway infrastructure and safety, transit, motor carrier, rail, and other surface transportation programs, and for other purposes.
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2014-07-15
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USHB4013Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to exempt from certain federal motor vehicle safety and labeling standards (except any standard relating to motor vehicle equipment) up to: (1) 1,000 r...
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2014-07-10
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 6 .
Engross
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USHB4413Customer Protection and End User Relief Act - Futures Customer Protection Act - Amends the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) to direct registered futures associations to require their futures commission merchant members to: (1) maintain written policies a...
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2014-06-25
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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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USHB4841Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 - Title I: Improvement of Scheduling System for Health Care Appointments - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract for an independent assessment ...
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2014-06-16
Intro
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USHB4304Jumpstarting Opportunities with Bold Solutions Act - Division I: Labor - Title I: Repeal of Davis-Bacon Act - Repeals the Davis-Bacon Act (which requires that the locally prevailing wage rate be paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics worki...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4550Emergency 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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2014-06-13
Intro
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USHB4856Energy Star Program Integrity Act
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2014-06-13
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USHB3849Health Insurance Accountability Act of 2014 - Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective on the date on which a study reported b...
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2014-06-13
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USHB3828Notification of Your Eldercare Rights - Directs the Secretary of Labor to: (1) draft disclosures which describe the rights and liabilities of customers and providers of domestic care services; (2) require that any provider of domestic care services g...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4248Veterans Education Outcomes Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) participating in title IV programs to inform prospective and enrolled students of the percen...
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2014-06-13
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USHB4391Proprietary Education Oversight Coordination Improvement Act - Establishes the Proprietary Education Oversight Coordination Committee to: coordinate federal oversight of proprietary institutions of higher education (IHEs); coordinate federal activit...
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2014-06-13
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USHB3389CFPB Slush Fund Elimination Act of 2013 - Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to repeal the Consumer Financial Civil Penalty Fund, into which are deposited any civil penalties paid in judicial or administrative actions under federal ...
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2014-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 27.
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USHB4539Bureau Research Transparency Act - Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to require the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), any time it issues a research paper available to the public, to accompany it with all studies, data, a...
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2014-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 27.
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USSB2450Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 - Title I: Improvement of Scheduling System for Health Care Appointments - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract for an independent assessment ...
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2014-06-11
See also H.R. 3230.
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USHB4811Bureau Guidance Transparency Act
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2014-06-11
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 35 - 24.
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USHB4604CFPB Data Collection Security Act - Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to: (1) establish an opt-out list of consumers who have notified the CFPB that they do not wish to allo...
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2014-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 27.
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USHB4662Bureau Advisory Opinion Act - Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to require the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to: (1) establish a procedure to respond to specific inquiries by a covered person concernin...
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2014-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 27.
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USHB4262Bureau Advisory Commission Transparency Act - Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to make the Federal Advisory Committee Act applicable to each advisory committee of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
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2014-06-10
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Intro
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USHB4383Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Small Business Advisory Board Act - Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to direct the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to establish a Small Business Advisory Board to...
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2014-06-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Intro
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USSB2456Amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act with respect to an item of adverse information about an active duty military consumer. Declares that, if the action or inaction that gave rise to the item occurred while the consumer was an active duty military co...
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2014-06-10
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USHR614Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: students and families should maintain the right and responsibility of determining where to enroll for postsecondary education; the federal government, in conjunction with states and accredito...
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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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USSB2448Servicemember Higher Education Protection Act
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2014-06-05
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USSB1803Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to require private educational lenders to disclose to borrowers at least 30 days before the first fully amortized payment on their loan is due: certain information concerning the...
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2014-06-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection. Hearings held.
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USSB2171Location Privacy Protection Act of 2014 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit a covered entity (nongovernmental individual or entity) from knowingly collecting or disclosing to another covered entity geolocation information from an electroni...
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2014-06-04
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law. Hearings held.
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USSB2413Restoring Veterans Trust Act of 2014 - Revises veterans' benefit programs to address: veterans' access to medical care, including through measures that address the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA's) scheduling and performance management systems...
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2014-06-02
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USHB4767Partnerships for Affordability and Student Success Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require states, for academic year 2014 and each of the succeeding four academic years, to maintain their support for: (1) institutions of higher educa...
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2014-05-29
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USHB4711Title I: Commercial Privacy - Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2014 - Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to initiate a rulemaking to require covered entities to carry out security measures to protect personally identifiable informatio...
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2014-05-23
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USHB4734Bureau Arbitration Fairness Act - Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to repeal the authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to prohibit or restrict the use of an agreement between persons under its jurisdiction a...
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2014-05-22
Intro
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USHB4714Curbing Abusive Marketing Practices with University Student Debit Cards Act or the CAMPUS Debit Cards Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require each institution of higher education (IHE) that enters into a...
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2014-05-22
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USSB2398Automaker Accountability Act of 2014 - Revises civil penalties for violation of federal motor vehicle safety requirements, and subjects to them also persons who cause such a violation. Repeals current maximum penalties. Increases civil penalties for ...
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2014-05-22
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USSB2378Title I: Commercial Privacy - Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2014 - Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to initiate a rulemaking to require covered entities to carry out security measures to protect personally identifiable informatio...
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2014-05-21
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USHB4684Bureau Guidance Transparency Act - Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), before issuing any guidance, to: (1) provide for a public notice and comment period before issuing the ...
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2014-05-20
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USHB4672Amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act with respect to an item of adverse information about an active duty military consumer. Declares that, if the action or inaction that gave rise to the item occurred while the consumer was an active duty military co...
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2014-05-19
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USHB4669Servicemembers Insurance Relief Act of 2014 - Declares that a member of a servicemember's household neither loses nor acquires a residence or domicile for purposes of insuring a motor vehicle primarily for personal, family, or household use if: (1) t...
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2014-05-19
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USHB4675Kerry Rose Fire Sprinkler Notification Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) participating in title IV programs to include in their annual fire safety report:...
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2014-05-19
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USSB2262Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014 - Title I: Buildings - Subtitle A: Building Energy Codes - Amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act (ECPA) to direct the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to: (1) support the development and ...
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2014-05-12
Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the measure (Record Vote No. 142) entered in Senate. (consideration: CR S2899-2900)
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USHB4643Bereaved Borrowers' Bill of Rights Act of 2014 - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to require a private educational lender to include in a private education loan for which the cosigner is jointly liable a process for releasing the cosigner from obligat...
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2014-05-09
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USHB2672Helping Expand Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act - Directs the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to establish an application process under which a person who lives or does business in a state may apply to have an area in the state ...
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2014-05-07
Received in the Senate.
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USSB2290Real Transparency in Airfares Act of 2014 - Sets at $55,000, or $2,500 for an individual or small business, the maximum civil penalty assessed on a person for an unfair or deceptive practice relating to unfair methods of competition in air transporta...
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2014-05-05
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USSB2281Net Price Calculator Improvement Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish the minimum requirements for the net price calculator that each institution of higher education (IHE) receiving federal funds under title IV (Student Assistan...
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2014-05-01
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