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HR22IntroAuthorizing the Speaker to administer the oath of office. This resolution authorizes the Speaker of the House of Representatives to administer the oath of office to Representative-elect Walter B. Jones at Farmville, North Carolina.
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2019-01-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HR23IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers. This resolution expresses the sens...
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2019-01-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB250IntroLegal Workforce Act
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2019-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
HR25IntroElecting Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. This resolution elects specified Members to the following House Committees: (1) Agriculture; (2) Armed Services; (3) Education and Labor; (4) Foreign Affairs; (5) Homela...
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2019-01-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HR24IntroElecting Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. This resolution elects specified Members to the following House Committees: (1) Agriculture; (2) Armed Services; (3) Education and Labor; (4) Foreign Affairs; (5) Homela...
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2019-01-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB242IntroTo repeal the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010. This bill repeals the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, which currently prohibits direct spending and revenue legislation from increasing the budget deficit.
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2019-01-04
To House Budget Committee
SJR3IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts f...
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2019-01-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HCR1EngrossRegarding consent to assemble outside the seat of government. This concurrent resolution authorizes the Speaker of the House and the Majority Leader of the Senate to assemble the House and the Senate outside the District of Columbia whenever the publ...
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2019-01-04
Received in the Senate.
HR9IntroProviding for the designation of certain minority employees. This resolution names individuals to fill six specified minority party employee positions authorized by the Legislative Pay Act of 1929. The minority leader is authorized to appoint and set...
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2019-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB195IntroPay our Doctors Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations to the Indian Health Service (IHS) if a joint resolution making continuing appropriations for FY2019 is not in effect. In the event of a partial government shutdown due to a lapse i...
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2019-01-03
To House Appropriations Committee
HB160IntroCLEAN Congress Act Citizen Legislature Anti-Corruption Reform of Congress Act
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB218IntroDeath Tax Repeal Act This bill repeals the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes. It also makes conforming amendments related to the gift tax.
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2019-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
HJR17IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding health care. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment that establishes health care as a right for the people of the United States.
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
SR3IntroA resolution to elect Chuck Grassley, a Senator from the State of Iowa, to be President pro tempore of the Senate of the United States. This resolution elects Senator Chuck Grassley from Iowa as the President pro tempore of the Senate.
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2019-01-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6; text: CR S6)
SB22IntroMedicare Dental Benefit Act of 2019 This bill provides for Medicare coverage of dental and oral health services, including routine diagnostic and preventive services, basic and major dental services, and emergency care; dental prostheses are also cov...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Finance Committee
HB61IntroCarson City Mint 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins and $1 silver coins in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Carson City Mint in Carson City, N...
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2019-01-03
To House Financial Services Committee
HB41IntroRESCUE Act for Black and Community Banks Reenergized Economic Sustainability for Community and Urban Entities Act for Black and Community Banks
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2019-01-03
To House Financial Services Committee
HB98IntroCriminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act This bill makes aliens associated with criminal gangs inadmissible for entry into the United States and deportable, and establishes procedures related to designating groups with criminal gang status. An alien sh...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
HB62IntroHead Start Improvement Act of 2019 This bill replaces the existing Head Start program with block grants to states and Indian tribes for prekindergarten (pre-K) education. Instead of providing direct financial assistance to Head Start agencies, the De...
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2019-01-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
HB74IntroGrant's Law This bill requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to detain any alien found to be unlawfully present in the United States and arrested for various crimes that would render the alien deportable or inadmissible. The bill transfers release ...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
HB33IntroGun Trafficking Prohibition Act This bill establishes stand-alone criminal offenses for trafficking in firearms and straw purchasing of firearms. The bill expands the categories of prohibited persons (i.e., persons barred from receiving or possessing...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
HR7IntroElecting Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. This resolution elects specified Members to the following House Committees: (1) Appropriations, (2) the Budget, (3) Energy and Commerce, (4) Financial Services, (5) Rule...
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2019-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB212IntroSolar Villages Initiative Act This bill authorizes the President, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, to provide assistance for renewable energy projects related to solar technologies in developing countries to increase the availab...
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2019-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
HR4IntroAuthorizing the Clerk to inform the President of the election of the Speaker and the Clerk. This resolution instructs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to inform the President that Nancy Pelosi has been elected Speaker of the House and that K...
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2019-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB67IntroFederal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act This bill requires federal employees and District of Columbia public employees furloughed due to a lapse in appropriations that begins on or about December 22, 2018, to be compensated at their standard ra...
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2019-01-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB232IntroLandlord Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB26IntroNo Work, No Pay Act of 2019 This bill prohibits Members of Congress from being paid during a government shutdown, beginning with the 117th Congress.
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2019-01-03
To House Administration Committee
HB129IntroNo Budget, No Pay Act This bill prohibits Members of Congress from being paid in a fiscal year until both chambers approve the budget resolution and pass all regular appropriations bills for that fiscal year. Retroactive pay is prohibited for such a ...
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2019-01-03
To House Administration Committee
HB120IntroPolice CAMERA Act of 2019 Police Creating Accountability by Making Effective Recording Available Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance to make grants to states, local governments, and Indian tribes ...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
HB231IntroSupporting America's Young Entrepreneurs Act of 2019
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2019-01-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
HB125IntroPolice Training and Independent Review Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of Justice to award grants to states that do the following: (1) require law enforcement officers to be trained on diversity and sensitivity, and (2) require an ind...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
HJR11IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide for balanced budgets for the Government. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts fo...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB170IntroTo amend the Black Lung Benefits Act to provide equity for certain eligible survivors, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Black Lung Benefits Act to preserve specified amendments made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA...
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2019-01-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
HB44IntroCoretta Scott King Mid-Decade Redistricting Prohibition Act of 2019 This bill prohibits any state whose congressional districts have been redistricted after a decennial census from carrying out another redistricting until after the next apportionment...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB118IntroStreamlined and Improved Methods at Polling Locations and Early (SIMPLE) Voting Act of 2019 This bill allows for early voting in elections for federal office and for reduced waiting times for voters at polling places used in such elections. States mu...
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2019-01-03
To House Administration Committee
HB84IntroNo Free Rent for Freeloaders Act of 2019
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2019-01-03
To House Financial Services Committee
HB161IntroCabinet Service Integrity Act This bill prohibits an immediate family member of a head of an executive department or the Environmental Protection Agency from soliciting or otherwise raising funds from certain foreign entities or individuals, includin...
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2019-01-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB224IntroTo amend section 1908 of title 41, United States Code, to exempt certain contracts from the periodic inflation adjustments to an acquisition-related dollar threshold. This bill exempts certain public-buildings and public-works contracts from periodic...
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2019-01-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HJR7IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the electoral college and to provide for the direct election of the President and Vice President of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendmen...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
SB6IntroEMPLEO Act Economic Mobility for Productive Livelihoods and Expanding Opportunity Act of 2019
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2019-01-03
To Senate Finance Committee
HB130IntroJohn Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act This bill establishes requirements regarding congressional redistricting, including that redistricting plans must be developed by an independent redistricting commission. A state that has bee...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HR1IntroElecting officers of the House of Representatives. This resolution elects the following officers of the House of Representatives: (1) Karen L. Haas as Clerk, (2) Paul D. Irving as Sergeant at Arms, (3) Philip George Kiko as Chief Administrative Offic...
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2019-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB168IntroReentry and Reunification Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to admit certain aliens for lawful permanent residence, if the alien is the spouse, parent, or guardian of a U.S. citizen. Qualifying aliens shall be those who ...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
SR5IntroA resolution notifying the House of Representatives of the election of a President pro tempore. This resolution notifies the House of Representatives of the election of the Honorable Chuck Grassley as President pro tempore of the Senate.
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2019-01-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6; text: CR S6)
HR18IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President should redirect and target foreign assistance provided to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras in a manner that addresses the driving causes of illegal immigration into the Unite...
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2019-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
SB19IntroTerritory Health Insurance Tax Relief Act of 2019 This bill lowers the annual fee on health insurers, specifically for those insurers that collect premiums from residents in U.S. territories. The annual fee for a health insurer is currently calculate...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Finance Committee
SB7IntroExtreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB188IntroSALT Deductibility Act Securing Access to Lower Taxes by ensuring Deductibility Act This bill repeals the limitation on individual tax deductions for certain state and local taxes. (For tax years 2018-2025, the deduction for certain state and local t...
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2019-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB146IntroTerrorist Deportation Act of 2019 This bill establishes that aliens identified in the terrorist screening database, except for permanent residents, shall be deportable and inadmissible into the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
HB163IntroCLEAN Elections Act Citizen Legislature Anti-Corruption Reform of Elections Act This bill establishes requirements for nonpartisan redistricting and open primary elections. States must (1) conduct congressional redistricting using a plan developed by...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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