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HB116IntroMain Street Fairness Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prevent qualified business income attributed to individuals from being taxed at a higher rate than corporate income. (Under current law, business income attributed to individuals ...
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB85IntroTo make 1 percent across-the-board rescissions in non-defense, non-homeland-security, and non-veterans-affairs discretionary spending for each of the fiscal years 2017 and 2018. This bill makes 1% across-the-board rescissions in discretionary spendin...
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2017-01-03
To House Appropriations Committee
HB123IntroFHA Alternative Credit Pilot Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Housing Act to reauthorize a pilot program that establishes for mortgagees an automated process for providing alternative credit rating information on mort...
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2017-01-03
To House Financial Services Committee
HR5IntroAdopting rules for the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress. Adopts the Rules of the House of Representatives for the 114th Congress as the Rules for the 115th Congress, with amendments. (Sec. 2) Directs the Sergeant-at-Arms to impose a fine against a Memb...
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB128IntroSemipostal Stamp Clarification Act of 2017 This bill removes the authority of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to issue semipostal stamps (stamps sold at a premium to raise funds for causes of national public interest) except as provided by an Act of C...
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2017-01-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
HR15IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of its 6-day mail delivery service. Urges the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to take all appropriat...
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2017-01-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
HR7IntroElecting Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. Elects specified Members to the following House Committees: (1) Appropriations, (2) the Budget, (3) Education and the Workforce, (4) Energy and Commerce, (5) Financial S...
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB155IntroWorksite Reporting Act This bill directs the Department of Labor to revise regulations under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 by requiring site-controlling employers to keep a site log for all recordable injuries and illnesses occurring...
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2017-01-03
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
HB60IntroENLIST Act Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training Act This bill authorizes the enlistment in the Armed Forces of aliens unlawfully present in the United States on December 31, 2012, who: (1) have been continuously present in the United ...
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2017-01-03
To House Armed Services Committee
HB202IntroLandlord Accountability Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Housing Act to make it unlawful to discriminate in connection with the rental of a dwelling because the current or prospective tenant holds a housing voucher for rental assistance under se...
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2017-01-03
To House Judiciary Committee
SR3IntroA resolution fixing the hour of daily meeting of the Senate. Sets the daily meeting of the Senate at 12 Noon unless otherwise ordered.
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2017-01-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6; text as passed Senate: CR S6)
HR14IntroDisapproving of President Obama and his administration's refusal to veto the anti-Israel resolution adopted by the United Nations Security Council on December 23, 2016. Disapproves of: (1) United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, adopted on D...
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2017-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
SB13IntroNo Windfalls for Government Service Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish a $1 million lifetime limitation on the nonrecognition of a taxpayer's gains from the sale of property pursuant to a certificate of divesture to comply wi...
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2017-01-03
To Senate Finance Committee
HJR5IntroProposing 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 for that fiscal year...
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2017-01-03
To House Judiciary Committee
HB193IntroAmerican Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2017 This bill repeals the United Nations Participation Act of 1945 and other specified related laws. The bill requires: (1) the President to terminate U.S. membership in the United Nations (U.N.), including an...
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2017-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
HB191IntroHire A Hero Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow small businesses a work opportunity tax credit for hiring a member of the Ready Reserve or the National Guard, and (2) make such credit with respect to the hiring of qua...
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB52IntroJobs, On-the-Job 'Earn While You Learn' Training, and Apprenticeships for African-American Young Men Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to request labor unions, general contractors, and businesses that will rebuild infrastructure, transpo...
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2017-01-03
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
HR8IntroProviding for the designation of certain minority employees. Names individuals to fill six specified minority party employee positions authorized by the Legislative Pay Act of 1929. Authorizes the minority leader to appoint and set the annual rate of...
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB125IntroFHA In-Person Servicing Improvement Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to carry out a pilot program to use authority under the National Housing Act to pay insurance benefits to compensate a mortgagee f...
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2017-01-03
To House Financial Services Committee
HCR2IntroAuthorization for Use of Military Force Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and its Associated Forces Authorizes the President to use all necessary and appropriate force to defend U.S. national security against the threat posed by the Is...
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2017-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
HB56IntroAmerica RISING Act of 2017 America Realizing the Informational Skills and Initiative of New Graduates Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human Services to jointly establish a grant program to defray...
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2017-01-03
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
HB209IntroTo improve the Department of Housing and Urban Development's regulations on hazardous storage containers. This bill requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to prescribe, or amend existing, regulations concerning the siting of H...
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2017-01-03
To House Financial Services Committee
HB25IntroFairTax Act of 2017 This bill is a tax reform proposal that imposes a national sales tax on the use or consumption in the United States of taxable property or services in lieu of the current income and corporate income tax, employment and self-employ...
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB110IntroMortgage Debt Tax Forgiveness Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of qualified principal residence indebtedness.
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
HR20IntroRecognizing the importance of nonprofit organizations to the economy of the United States and expressing support for designation of September as "Nonprofit Organization (NPO) Recognition Month". Recognizes the importance of nonprofits to the communit...
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2017-01-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
HR19IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Jubilee Day. Recognizes the contributions of the Jubilee Singers to the musical landscape of the United States. Supports the goals and ideals of Jubilee Day.
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2017-01-03
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
HB8Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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HB6Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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HB13Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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Introduced in House
HB11Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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HB2Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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Introduced in House
HB14Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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HB16Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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2017-01-03
Introduced in House
HB190IntroTerritorial Tax Equity and Economic Growth Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the residence and income source rules involving U.S. possessions, including Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the V...
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB9Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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2017-01-03
Introduced in House
SJR2IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to limiting the number of terms that a Member of Congress may serve. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment limiting Members of the House o...
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2017-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB4Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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2017-01-03
Introduced in House
HJR10IntroAuthorization of Use of Force Against Iran Resolution This joint resolution authorizes the President to use the U.S. Armed Forces as necessary in order to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Congress declares that this authorization is inten...
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2017-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
HB18Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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2017-01-03
Introduced in House
SCR2EngrossA concurrent resolution to provide for the counting on January 6, 2017, of the electoral votes for President and Vice President of the United States. Provides for the counting of the electoral votes for President and Vice President of the United Stat...
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB3Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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2017-01-03
Introduced in House
HR6IntroElecting Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. Elects specified Members to the House Committees on: (1) Agriculture; (2) Appropriations; (3) Armed Services; (4) the Budget; (5) Education and the Workforce; (6) Energy...
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB17Introfunction setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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2017-01-03
Introduced in House
HB157IntroCombatting Terrorism in Tunisia Emergency Support Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is the policy of the United States to assist the government of Tunisia in eliminating terrorist organizations that operate in Tunisia and neighboring Libya and p...
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2017-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
SR4IntroA resolution to constitute the majority party's membership on certain committees for the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, or until their successors are chosen. Designates the majority party membership on specified Senate committees for the 115th Congr...
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2017-01-03
Submitted in the Senate. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Over, Under the Rule.
SCR1EngrossA concurrent resolution extending the life of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Declares that: (1) the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, created by S.Con.Res. 28 (114th Congress), to make the necessary ar...
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
SB18IntroFair Tax Act of 2017 This bill is a tax reform proposal that imposes a national sales tax on the use or consumption in the United States of taxable property or services in lieu of the current income and corporate income tax, employment and self-emplo...
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2017-01-03
To Senate Finance Committee
SB16IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2017 This bill directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to complete, within 12 months, an audit of the Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve banks. In addition, the bill allows the GAO to audit the Fe...
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2017-01-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
SB11IntroJerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act This bill states that it should be U.S. policy to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel. The bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) Jerusalem must remain an undivided city in which the ri...
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2017-01-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
HB48IntroEqual Rights and Access for the Women of South Sudan Act This bill requires that activities carried out by the United States in South Sudan relating to governance, post-conflict reconstruction and development, police and military training, and refuge...
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2017-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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