Subject Consumer affairs | Current

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USHB5585GO PACC Act of 2014
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2014-10-28
Intro
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USHB5469Propane Supply and Security Act of 2014 - Directs the Administrator of the Energy Information Administration (EIA) to publish weekly inventory data on propane storage and propane markets, including pricing data for residential customers in states tha...
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2014-09-30
Intro
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USHB5572Protecting Students from Worthless Degrees Act
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2014-09-29
Intro
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USHB5354Campus Accountability and Safety Act - Amends provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965 known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) that partic...
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2014-09-26
Intro
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USHB5269Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency on Campus Sexual Violence Act or the HALT Campus Sexual Violence Act - Amends the Department of Education Organization Act to require the Department to make publicly available on its website: a list of the inst...
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2014-09-26
Intro
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USHB5350Infection Reduction Labeling Act of 2014
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2014-09-22
Engross
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USSB2583Enhance Labeling, Accessing, and Branding of Electronic Licenses Act of 2014 or the E-LABEL Act - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to promulgate regulations or take other appropriate action ...
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2014-09-19
Held at the desk.
Intro
25%
USHB5499Consumer Review Freedom Act of 2014 - Declares a provision of a form contract to be void from the inception if it: (1) prohibits or restricts a person who is a party to the contract from engaging in written, verbal, or pictorial reviews, or other sim...
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2014-09-19
Intro
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USSB635Privacy Notice Modernization Act of 2013 - Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual written privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic personal information only in accordance with spec...
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2014-09-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
Engross
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USSB1086Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Reauthorizes the child care and development block grant program (CCDBG) under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 (CCDBG Act) through FY2020 at the level of discretionar...
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2014-09-18
S.AMDT.3927 Amendment SA 3927 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3926. (consideration: CR S5772; text: CR S5772)Of a perfecting nature.
Intro
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USSR561Expresses the sense of the Senate that all U.S. representatives to the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) should oppose certain proposed IAIS procedures and make all appropriate efforts to ensure that proper transparency is res...
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2014-09-18
Intro
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USSB2898Protecting Students from Worthless Degrees Act
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2014-09-18
Intro
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USHB5581Foreign Investment and Economic Security Act of 2014
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2014-09-18
Intro
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USHB5639Online Credit Card Disclosure Act of 2014 - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to require the billing statement of a consumer's account under an open end online credit plan to make specified disclosures in a conspicuous and prominent location on its web...
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2014-09-18
Engross
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USSB2141Sunscreen Innovation Act - (Sec. 2) 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 a...
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2014-09-18
Held at the desk.
Intro
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USHB5553Preventing Improper Foreclosures Act of 2014 - Amends the Garn-St Germain Depository Institutions Act of 1982 with respect to the prohibition against exercise of a due-on-sale contract requirement upon certain transfers of property subject to a real ...
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2014-09-18
Intro
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USSB2799Satellite Television Access and Viewer Rights Act - Title I: Satellite Television - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to extend until December 31, 2019, the exemption from retransmission consent requirements for satellite retransmissions of netwo...
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2014-09-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 569.
Intro
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USSB1916Helping Expand Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act of 2014 or the HELP Rural Communities Act of 2014 - Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to establish ...
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2014-09-16
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
Engross
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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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2014-09-16
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
Intro
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USSB2819Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2014 - Authorizes a rental company that receives a notification (approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [NHTSA]) from the manufacturer of a covered rental vehicle about any e...
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2014-09-16
Intro
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USHB5485Ravi Thackurdeen Safe Students Study Abroad Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require an institution of higher education (IHE), other than a foreign IHE, that is participating in the programs under titl...
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2014-09-16
Engross
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USHB5161Enhance Labeling, Accessing, and Branding of Electronic Licenses Act of 2014 or the E-LABEL Act - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to promulgate regulations or take other appropriate action ...
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2014-09-15
Intro
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USSB921Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013 - (Sec. 3) Authorizes a rental company that receives a notification (approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [NHTSA]) from the manufacturer of a covered rental vehicle ab...
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2014-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 561.
Intro
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USHB5363W21
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2014-09-12
Intro
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USHR721Supports the efforts of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy in working with the public and private sectors to: increase financial education for youth in school and for adults in the workplace, increase access to financial services...
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2014-09-11
Engross
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USHB3670Anti-Spoofing Act of 2014 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the prohibition on the provision of inaccurate caller identification information (which makes it unlawful to cause a caller identification service to knowingly transmit misle...
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2014-09-10
Intro
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USSB2787Caller ID Scam Prevention Act of 2014 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the prohibition on the provision of inaccurate caller identification information (which makes it unlawful to cause a caller identification service to knowingly tr...
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2014-09-10
Intro
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USHB5446Facilitating Access to Credit Act of 2014 - Amends the Credit Repair Organizations Act to exempt from its coverage any consumer reporting agency (or affiliate or subsidiary) described under the Fair Credit Reporting Act as: one that compiles and ma...
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2014-09-10
Intro
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USHB5403Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act - Declares without force or effect Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Bulletin 2013-02 (Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act), published March 21, 2013...
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2014-09-08
Pass
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USHB3230Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 - Title I: Improvement of Access to Care from Non-Department of Veterans Affairs Providers - (Sec. 101) Requires hospital care and medical services to be furnished to veterans through agreements...
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2014-08-07
Became Public Law No: 113-146.
Intro
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USHB5396Keeping Families Home Act of 2014 - Directs each mortgage servicer to establish a deed-for-lease program which shall permit an eligible mortgagor to: enter into a deed in lieu of foreclosure agreement; continue to occupy and lease the property that ...
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2014-08-01
Intro
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USSB2756Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2014 - Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to require prescribers of animal drugs to verify prescriptions and provide copies of prescriptions to pet owners, pet owner designees, and pharmacies, without the prescri...
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2014-07-31
Intro
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USSB2771W21
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2014-07-31
Intro
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USSB2760Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Enhancement Act of 2014 - Authorizes appropriations out of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) (other than the Mass Transit Account) for specified National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) safety programs (inclu...
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2014-07-31
Intro
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USSB2762Propane Supply and Security Act of 2014 - Directs the Administrator of the Energy Information Administration (EIA) to publish weekly inventory data on propane storage and propane markets, including pricing data for residential customers in states tha...
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2014-07-31
Intro
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USSB2692Campus Accountability and Safety Act - Amends provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965 known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) that partic...
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2014-07-30
Engross
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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
Engross
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USHB4250Sunscreen Innovation Act - (Sec. 2) 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 a...
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2014-07-29
Received in the Senate.
Intro
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USSB2680Buy it in America Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to establish the America Star Program as a voluntary program under which manufacturers may have products certified as meeting the standards of a label (i.e., America Star label) that indicates...
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2014-07-29
Intro
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USHB5244Healthy Housing Council Act of 2014 - Establishes in the executive branch an independent Interagency Council on Healthy Housing. Requires the Council to: (1) review federal programs and services that provide housing, health, energy, or environmental ...
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2014-07-29
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USHB4984Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act - (Sec. 2) Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) to ensure that individuals who receive a Federal Pell...
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2014-07-28
Intro
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USHB5188Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to require the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to develop a model form for a disclosure notice to be used by depository institutions and credit unions to inform consumers before they op...
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2014-07-24
Engross
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USHB4983Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act - (Sec. 2) 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 ...
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2014-07-24
Intro
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USHB5150WaterSense Efficiency, Conservation, and Adaptation Act of 2014
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2014-07-23
Intro
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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.
Intro
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USSB2643Directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to submit to Congress a report containing an analysis of: (1) the extent to which consumers in each local market have access to broadcast programming from television broadcast stations located outsi...
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2014-07-22
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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
Intro
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USHB5123Country-of-Origin Labeling for Fuels Act - Directs the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to study and make recommendations to Congress on appropriate methods and standards for requiring: (1) motor vehicle fuel suppliers to disclose to the next person in the ...
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2014-07-18
Intro
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USHB5151Student Loan Transparency for Success Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education and loan originators, servicers, and collectors participating in the William D. Ford Fede...
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2014-07-17
Intro
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USHB4871TRIA Reform Act of 2014 - Title I: TRIA Reform - (Sec. 102) Amends the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA) to extend the Terrorism Insurance Program through December 31, 2019, and to revise requirements for the Program. (Sec. 103) Requires ...
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2014-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 391.
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