Subject Civil actions and liability | Current

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USSB1979USA Retirement Funds Act - Requires each employer (except certain small employers, governments, and churches) that does not maintain a qualifying plan or arrangement meeting specified criteria for any part of a calendar year to make available to each...
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2014-01-30
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USSB1976Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2014 - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate regulations requiring each covered entity (proprietorships, partnerships, estates, trusts, cooperatives, and nonprofit and for-profit corpor...
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2014-01-30
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USSB1972Fair Employment Opportunity Act of 2014 - Declares it an unlawful practice for certain employers with at least 15 employees for each working day in each of at least 20 calendar weeks in the current or preceding calendar year to: (1) fail or refuse to...
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2014-01-29
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USHB3762Personal Tax Information Protection Act - Makes it unlawful for any officer or employee of the federal government to: (1) willfully make an unauthorized disclosure of personally identifiable covered information, or (2) conspire to make an unauthorize...
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2014-01-27
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USHB3763Personal Health Information Protection Act - Makes it unlawful for any officer or employee of the federal government to: (1) willfully make an unauthorized disclosure of personally identifiable protected health information, or (2) conspire to make su...
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2014-01-27
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USHB3622Patient Centered Healthcare Savings Act of 2013 - Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the health care requirements of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective as of their enactment. Restores o...
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2014-01-27
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USHB3669Federal Probation System Reform Act - Amends the federal criminal code to require the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts to ensure that an appropriate probation or pretrial services officer supervises a person convicted...
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2014-01-27
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USHB3699Structured Settlement Claimants Rights Act of 2013 - Amends the federal judicial code to declare that a claimant in any civil action before a federal court shall have the right to retain a structured settlement broker to act on behalf of that claiman...
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2014-01-27
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USHB3722Provides that for purposes of medical professional liability insurance or civil and criminal malpractice liability determinations, a physician or athletic trainer (covered sports medicine professional) who is authorized to practice medicine in a stat...
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2014-01-27
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USHB3736Protect Advanced Communications for Emergency Services Act of 2013 or the PACES Act - Requires any patent infringement action against certain wireless carriers (excluding mobile satellite service operators) or IP-enabled voice service providers based...
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2014-01-27
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USHB3764Personal Financial Information Protection Act - Makes it unlawful for any officer or employee of the federal government to: (1) willfully make an unauthorized disclosure of personally identifiable covered information, or (2) conspire to make such an ...
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2014-01-27
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USHB3453Putting Our Veterans Back to Work Act of 2013 - Amends the: (1) VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 to extend through March 31, 2016, the veterans retraining assistance program; and (2) Wounded Warrior Act to extend through 2016 the authority of the Secre...
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2014-01-24
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USHB3297Teen Dating Violence Education Act of 2013 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require the inclusion of information regarding the legal rights available to teenage victims of dating violence in the education programs create...
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2014-01-22
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USHB3121American Health Care Reform Act of 2013 - Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education and Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective as of their enactment. Restores or revives prov...
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2014-01-22
Intro
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USHB3368Veterans Day Off Act - Entitles veterans who have been employed by an employer for at least 12 months, except those employed by a public agency, to leave from such employer on Veterans Day upon request if such veteran would otherwise be required to w...
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2014-01-22
Intro
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USHB3580America's Fund for Future Opportunities and Outcomes in the United States Act of 2013 or the America's FOCUS Act of 2013 - Establishes a separate account in the U.S. Treasury to be known as the America's FOCUS Fund, into which shall be deposited: (1)...
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2014-01-22
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USSB1955Knife Owners' Protection Act of 2014 - Allows any individual who is not otherwise prohibited by federal law from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a knife to transport a knife from any state or place where such individual may lawfully ...
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2014-01-16
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USHB3897Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exemption for structured settlement factoring transactions (i.e., transfers of the right to receive periodic payments under a settlement of a legal claim for damages in exchange for a lump sum...
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2014-01-16
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USHB2279Title I: Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations - Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2014 - (Sec. 102) Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to remove a requirement that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) review...
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2014-01-13
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USHB3766Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to include as requirements to be met by a cooperating party to an agreement for peaceful nuclear cooperation (section 123 agreement) in order to secure congressional approval of the agreement: (1) a prohibition on...
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2014-01-10
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USHB3143Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act - Amends the federal judicial code to include among the exceptions to U.S. jurisdictional immunity of foreign states any statutory or common law tort claim arising out of an act of extrajudicial killing, airc...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3165Common Sense Health Reform Americans Actually Want Act - Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective as of their enactment. Restores provisions of law amended by such ...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3317Holding Individuals Accountable and Deterring Money Laundering Act - Amends provisions of federal law known as the Bank Secrecy Act of 1970 relating to money laundering violations to: (1) increase civil penalties for willful violations of anti-money ...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3344Fraudulent Overseas Recruitment and Trafficking Elimination Act of 2013 - Amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to require the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of State to incorporate anti-trafficki...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3478Knife Owners' Protection Act of 2013 - Entitles any person who is not otherwise prohibited by federal law from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a knife to transport a knife from any place where such person may lawfully possess, carry,...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3601Parental Notification and Intervention Act of 2013 - Prohibits any person or organization in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, or who solicits or accepts federal funds, from performing, permitting facilities to be used to perform, or assis...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3540Demand Letter Transparency Act of 2013 - Requires any entity that sends a specified number of demand letters during any 365-day period to submit to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), with respect to each patent that was the subject in each...
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2014-01-09
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USHB3560Universal Racial Profiling Elimination Standards, and Procedures for Effective Constitutional Rights Training Act or the Universal RESPECT Act - Prohibits federal law enforcement agents from engaging in racial profiling. Requires: (1) the Attorney Ge...
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2014-01-09
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USSB1897Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2014 - Defines "sensitive personally identifiable information" to include: (1) specified combinations of data elements in electronic or digital form, such as an individual's name, home address or telephone nu...
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2014-01-08
Intro
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USSB267Pirate Fishing Elimination Act - Implements the Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing, done at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (U.N.) in Rome, It...
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2014-01-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
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USSB815Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 - (Sec. 4) Prohibits covered entities (employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, or joint labor-management committees) from engaging in employment discrimination on the basis of an individual's act...
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2014-01-08
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USHB3304National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations - Title I: Procurement - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - (Sec. 101) Authorizes appropriations for FY2014 for the Department of De...
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2013-12-26
Became Public Law No: 113-66.
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USHB623Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey by warranty deed to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) specified property in Anchorage, Alaska, for use in c...
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2013-12-26
Became Public Law No: 113-68.
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USHB3776Stark Administrative Simplification Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to prescribe a single civil monetary penalty as an alternative sanction to those already established for compensation arrangements between a phys...
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2013-12-20
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USSB1860Steps Toward Access and Reform Act of 2013 or STAR Act of 2013 - Limits the commencement of a health care lawsuit, except in certain cases including fraud or intentional concealment, to three years after the date of manifestation of injury or one yea...
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2013-12-19
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USSB1851Empowering Patients First Act of 2013 - Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education and Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective as of their enactment. Restores or revives provis...
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2013-12-18
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USSB269International Fisheries Stewardship and Enforcement Act - Title I: Administration and Enforcement of Certain Fishery and Related Statutes - (Sec. 101) Directs the Secretary of Commerce (the Secretary) and the Secretary of the department in which the ...
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2013-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 263.
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USHB1162Government Accountability Office Improvement Act - Authorizes the Comptroller General to: (1) obtain federal agency records required to discharge his or her duties (including audit, evaluation, and investigative duties), including through bringing ci...
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2013-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 264.
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USSB1013Patent Abuse Reduction Act of 2013 - Directs a party alleging infringement in a civil action arising under any Act of Congress relating to patents to include in the court pleadings: an identification of each patent and claim allegedly infringed as ...
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2013-12-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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USSB1612Patent Litigation Integrity Act of 2013 - Requires courts to award a prevailing party reasonable fees and other expenses, including attorney fees, incurred in connection with a civil action in which any party asserts a claim for relief arising under ...
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2013-12-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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USSB1720Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013 - Directs a court to require a patentee who has filed a civil action for patent infringement to disclose to the court and to all adverse parties any persons, associations, corporations (including paren...
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2013-12-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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USSB1830Tallying of the Actual Liabilities Act of 2013 or the TOTAL Act of 2013 - Prohibits a retailer under the jurisdiction of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) from selling a product or service through an Internet website without presenting the total tra...
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2013-12-16
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USSB1808Marriage and Religious Freedom Act - Prohibits the federal government from taking an adverse action against a person on the basis that such person acts in accordance with a religious belief that: (1) marriage is or should be recognized as the union o...
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2013-12-12
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USHB3712Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act of 2013 - Establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration (SSA), to be headed by the Deputy Commissioner of SSA. Entitles every individual to a family and medica...
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2013-12-12
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USSB1810Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act of 2013 - Establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration (SSA), to be headed by the Deputy Commissioner of SSA. Entitles every individual to a family and medica...
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2013-12-12
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USHR442Requires the House of Representatives to bring a civil action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for declaratory or injunctive relief to challenge any of the following policies or actions: the Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2013-12-12
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USHB1965Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act of 2013 - Title I: Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security - Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act - (Sec. 1002) Directs the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), when practicable, to encourage the use ...
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2013-12-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 254.
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USSB1197National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations - Title I: Procurement - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - (Sec. 101) Authorizes appropriations for FY2014 for the Department of De...
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2013-12-09
S.AMDT.2307 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S8548)
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USHB3309Innovation Act - (Sec. 3) Directs a party alleging infringement in a civil action involving a claim for relief arising under any Act of Congress relating to patents to include in the court pleadings, unless the information is not reasonably accessibl...
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2013-12-09
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USHB3666Sequester Delay and Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act - Title I: Extension of Sequestration - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to: (1) repeal the across-the-board reductions in discretionary spending mandated by such Act in...
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2013-12-05
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