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HB1362PassTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Pago Pago, American Samoa, the Faleomavaega Eni Fa'aua'a Hunkin VA Clinic. (Sec. 1) This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient cli...
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2017-03-31
Became Public Law No: 115-16. (TXT | PDF)
HB1612IntroGun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2017 This bill makes it unlawful for any person to operate a gun show unless such person: (1) has attained 21 years of age; (2) is not prohibited from transporting, shipping, or receiving firearms and has not violated...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
HB1608IntroICE and CBP Body Camera Accountability Act This bill directs U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to ensure that ICE and CBP agents and officers wear body cameras when engaged in official operations. ...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
HB1607IntroNational Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2017 This bill establishes the National Criminal Justice Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of the criminal justice system; make recommendations for criminal justice reform; and disseminate findin...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
HB1598IntroNinth Circuit Court Modernization and Twelfth Circuit Court Creation Act of 2017 This bill divides the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit into: (1) a new Ninth Circuit that consists of only California; and (2) a newly established Twelfth Cir...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
HB1847IntroPAST Act Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2017 This bill amends the Horse Protection Act to establish a new system for inspecting horses for soring, revise penalties for violations of the Act, and modify enforcement procedures. The soring of horses ...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
HB1566IntroNO HATE Act National Opposition to Hate, Assault, and Threats to Equality Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to issue grants to states and local governments to assist in implementing the National Incident-Based Reporting...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
HB1525IntroStop Taxpayer Funded Settlements Act This bill prohibits federal officials and employees from entering into settlements that provide for payment of attorney's fees by the federal government in cases brought under the Clean Air Act, the Federal Water ...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
HB1802IntroCARE for All Veterans Act Caregivers Access and Responsible Expansion for All Veterans Act This bill expands eligibility for the family caregiver program of the Department of Veterans Affairs to include members of the Armed Forces or veterans who are...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
HB1832IntroTo authorize the appropriation of funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention. This bill authorizes FY2018-FY2023 appropriations for the Centers for Disea...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
HR184IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to communications with the government of Russia. Requests the President, and directs the Atto...
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2017-03-31
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 31.
HB1555IntroFAIR Act Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration Act of 2017 This bill modifies general rules governing civil forfeiture proceedings to: (1) ensure that a person contesting a civil forfeiture has legal representation without regard to whether the prope...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
HB1565IntroSaving Lives, Saving Costs Act This bill establishes a framework for health care liability lawsuits to undergo review by independent medical review panels if health care professionals (practicing physicians or their agents or employees), providers, o...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
HR236IntroRecognizing the importance of the United States-Japan partnership and supporting the pursuit of closer trade ties between the United States and Japan. Calls upon the President to: (1) consult with the House of Representatives and the Senate to consid...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
HB1633IntroLanding Pass Extension Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend to up to 90 days the time period for which a conditional permit to land temporarily in the United States may be granted to an alien crewman.
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
HB1549IntroForeign Business Bribery Prohibition Act of 2017 This bill amends the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) to authorize private rights of action against persons that violate the FCPA's anti-bribery provisions, which prohibit giving things of ...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
SJR1PassA joint resolution approving the location of a memorial to commemorate and honor the members of the Armed Forces who served on active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm or Operation Desert Shield. This joint resolution approves the location wi...
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2017-03-31
Became Public Law No: 115-18. (TXT | PDF)
HB1544IntroKeeping Our Promise to Our Afghan Allies Act This bill amends the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009 to increase from 8,500 to 11,000 the total number of visas available for the Afghan special immigrant visa program. Such program is for Afghan tran...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
HB1766IntroMedical Practice Freedom Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the Department of Health and Human Services or any state from requiring a health care provider, as a condition of the provider's licensure, to participate in a health plan or comply with requir...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
HB1636IntroSchool Safety Act of 2017 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reauthorize through FY2022 the Community Oriented Policing Services Secure Our Schools grant program. The bill also expands the allowable use of gran...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
HB1747IntroBrownfields Authorization Increase Act of 2017 This bill amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 by: (1) reauthorizing through FY2023 and revising the brownfield revitalization funding program, and (2)...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
HB1820IntroVeterans Equal Access Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to authorize VA health care providers to: (1) provide veterans with recommendations and opinions regarding participation in their state's marijuana programs, and (2) ...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
HB1826IntroMedicaid Expansion Incentive Act of 2017 This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to provide additional federal Medicaid funding to states participating in Medicaid expansion under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Ac...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
HB1844IntroVeterans Access to Community Care Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to use the VA's existing authority to furnish health care to veterans at non-VA facilities to provide health care at non-VA facilities to veterans...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
HB1814IntroRural Spectrum Accessibility Act of 2017 This bill directs the Federal Communications Commission to establish a program under which a wireless carrier receiving a license under specified provisions of the Communications Act of 1934 may partition or d...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
HB1515IntroJuror Non-Discrimination Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal judicial code to prohibit the exclusion of citizens from service as a grand or petit juror in U.S. district courts or the Court of International Trade on account of sexual orientation ...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
HB1522IntroFair Lending Discovery Clarification Act of 2017 This bill amends the statute of limitations for civil liability under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Fair Housing Act to: (1) extend the period for an aggrieved person to bring an equal credi...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
HJR42PassDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants. This joint resolution nullifies the rule finalized by the Department of Labor on August 1, 2016, relating to establishing, fo...
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2017-03-31
Became Public Law No: 115-17. (TXT | PDF)
HB1517IntroStatus of the Sixth Amendment Act of 2017 This bill requires a state that receives a Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs grant to report annually certain information with respect to the following categories of offenses: (1) crimina...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
SJR19IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to prepaid accounts under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act and th...
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2017-03-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 28.
HB1557IntroSoledad Canyon Consistency Act This bill withdraws 640.16 acres of the Soledad Canyon Sand & Gravel Mining Project Site (California) from: entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent under the mining laws...
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2017-03-30
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
SB786IntroStudent and Student Athlete Opioid Misuse Prevention Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support programs for schools, athletic programs, or communi...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
HR237IntroHonoring the accomplishments and legacy of César Estrada Chávez. Recognizes the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez, pledges to promote his legacy, and encourages the people of the United States to commemorate his legacy and to alwa...
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2017-03-30
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
HB1830IntroArtist-Museum Partnership Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow taxpayers who create literary, musical, artistic, scholarly compositions, or similar property a fair market value (determined at the time of contribution) tax d...
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB1821IntroDELIVER Act of 2017 Delivering Elderly Lunches and Increasing Volunteer Engagement and Reimbursements Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the standard mileage rate for the tax deduction for the charitable use of a passe...
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
SB777IntroSmall Business Tax Equity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt a trade or business that conducts marijuana sales in compliance with state law from the prohibition against allowing business-related tax credits or deductions...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
SJR39IntroA joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal yea...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB789IntroPublic Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act of 2017 This bill amends the Lacey Act and the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 by exempting certain water transfers between public water supplies located on, along, or across the boundaries of Texas, A...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
HB1801IntroPACER Act of 2017 Prepaid Account Compliance and Extension Relief Act of 2017 This bill delays, by one year, implementation of the "Prepaid Accounts under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Regulation E) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)" ru...
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2017-03-30
To House Financial Services Committee
HB1835IntroProhibition of United Nations Taxation Act This bill prohibits the United States from paying any voluntary or assessed contribution to the United Nations or any of its specialized or affiliated agencies: (1) if the U.N. attempts to implement or impos...
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2017-03-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
HB1823IntroMarijuana Revenue and Regulation Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose: (1) an excise tax on any marijuana product produced in or imported into the United States, and (2) an occupational tax on marijuana production facilities and e...
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
SB794IntroLocal Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the process by which Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) issue and reconsider local coverage determinations (LC...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
SB800IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act to prohibit the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement (OSMRE) and state regulatory authorities from accepting new self-bonds for coal ...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB778IntroPrescription Drug Monitoring Act of 2017 This bill requires a state that receives grant funds under the prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) or the controlled substance monitoring program to comply with specified requirements, including a requ...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
SB776IntroMarijuana Revenue and Regulation Act This bill removes marijuana from the list of controlled substances and establishes requirements for the taxation and regulation of marijuana products. The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose: (1) an ex...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
SB787IntroTelehealth Innovation and Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends titles XI (General Provisions) and XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish: (1) a telehealth service model, and (2) Medicare payment rules with respect to certain ser...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
SR106IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate to support the territorial integrity of Georgia. Supports the U.S. Stimson Doctrine to not recognize territorial changes effected by force, and affirms that this policy should continue to guide U.S. for...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
HB1430EngrossHONEST Act Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act of (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or ...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
SB795IntroWorkforce Advance Act This bill amends the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to include dual or concurrent enrollment and early college high school options as part of the Act's supported career technical education (CTE) progr...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
HB1804IntroRace Horse Cost Recovery Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the accelerated depreciation allowance for race horses to allow a three-year recovery period for any race horse. (Current law limits the three-year recovery per...
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
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