Subject Consumer affairs | Current

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USHB5728STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Title I: Communications Provisions - (Sec. 101) Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to reauthorize and revise provisions expiring under the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (STELA). Extends...
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2014-11-25
Presented to President.
Intro
25%
USHB5758Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2014 - Prohibits a federal banking agency from suggesting, requesting, or ordering a depository institution to terminate a specific customer account, or otherwise restrict or discourage it from enterin...
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2014-11-20
Pass
100%
USSB1086Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Reauthorizes the child care and development block grant (CCDBG) program under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 (CCDBG Act) through FY2020 at specified levels. (Sec. 4...
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2014-11-19
Became Public Law No: 113-186.
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75%
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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2014-11-19
Presented to President.
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75%
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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2014-11-19
Presented to President.
Intro
25%
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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2014-11-17
Intro
25%
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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2014-11-17
Intro
25%
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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2014-11-17
Intro
25%
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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2014-11-17
Intro
25%
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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2014-11-17
Intro
25%
USHB5572Protecting Students from Worthless Degrees Act - Makes any institution of higher education (IHE) postsecondary program designed to prepare students for a recognized occupation or profession requiring licensing or other entry pre-conditions ineligible...
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2014-11-17
Intro
25%
USHB5705Propane Education and Research Enhancement Act of 2014 - Amends the Propane Education and Research Act of 1996 to direct the Propane Education and Research Council to develop for propane distributors and consumers training programs on strategies to m...
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2014-11-13
Intro
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USHB5585Granting Our People Access to Channel Choice Act of 2014 or the GO PACC Act of 2014 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require a cable operator or satellite carrier to provide to certain subscribers in specified Wisconsin counties who elect t...
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2014-10-28
Intro
25%
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
25%
USHB5350Infection Reduction Labeling Act of 2014
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2014-09-22
Intro
25%
USHB5654Vehicle Safety Improvement Act of 2014
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2014-09-19
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
25%
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.
Intro
25%
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
25%
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
Intro
25%
USHR735Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives 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 t...
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2014-09-18
Intro
25%
USSB2898Protecting Students from Worthless Degrees Act - Makes any institution of higher education (IHE) postsecondary program designed to prepare students for a recognized occupation or profession requiring licensing or other entry pre-conditions ineligible...
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2014-09-18
Intro
25%
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
25%
USHB5581Foreign Investment and Economic Security Act of 2014 - Amends the Defense Production Act of 1950 to provide for: (1) national security reviews of transactions involving the construction of a new facility in the United States by any foreign person (cu...
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2014-09-18
Intro
25%
USSB2799Satellite Television Access and Viewer Rights Act - Title I: Satellite Television - (Sec. 101) Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to extend until December 31, 2019, the exemption from retransmission consent requirements (which prohibit cable syste...
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2014-09-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 569.
Intro
25%
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
50%
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
25%
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
Engross
50%
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
25%
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
25%
USHB5363W21
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2014-09-12
Intro
25%
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
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50%
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
25%
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
25%
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
25%
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
100%
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
25%
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
25%
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
25%
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
25%
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
50%
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
50%
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
25%
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
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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
25%
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
50%
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
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