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HB282IntroSAFER Now Act Safer America for Everyone Right Now Act This bill establishes new restrictions and requirements regarding the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Specifically, it does the following: prohibits a licensed gun dealer from transfe...
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2019-01-08
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
SB42IntroBackground Check Expansion Act This bill establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licens...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB355IntroTRUST Act Trust Returned to the United States Taxpayer Act
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2019-01-08
To House Administration Committee
SR11IntroA resolution honoring the 150th anniversary of Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma. This resolution honors Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma, on its 150th anniversary.
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2019-01-08
To Senate Armed Services Committee
HB324IntroNo More Ghost Money Act This bill prohibits any federal agency or federal government contractor from making a monetary payment to any official of a foreign country for the purposes of bribery, coercion, or any illegal activity that undermines the rul...
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2019-01-08
To House Intelligence Committee
HB290IntroTo reduce Federal spending and the deficit by terminating taxpayer financing of presidential election campaigns. This bill terminates (1) the taxpayer election to designate $3 of income tax liability for financing of presidential election campaigns, ...
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2019-01-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB332IntroArms Sale Oversight Act This bill revises House of Representatives procedures for considering joint resolutions related to weapons and defense services sales to foreign countries, export licenses for such weapons and services, and technical assistanc...
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2019-01-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
HR27IntroExpressing the sense of the House that more should be done to instill Holocaust education in school curricula around the country. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to Holocaust education. Specifically, i...
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2019-01-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
HB342IntroFIRM IT Act of 2019 Flood Insurance Rate Map Interagency Technology Act of 2019 This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency to consult with the Department of Defense, the U.S. Geological Survey, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
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2019-01-08
To House Financial Services Committee
HB21EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencie...
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2019-01-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 5.
HCR3IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the United States should provide, on an annual basis, an amount equal to at least one percent of United States gross domestic product for nonmilitary foreign assistance programs. This concurrent resolution expres...
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2019-01-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
HB354IntroFEAA Federal Employee Accountability Act of 2019 This bill provides additional statutory authority for federal agencies to discipline employees.Specifically, agencies may remove or demote (i.e., reduce the grade or pay of) employees for performance o...
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2019-01-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB322IntroINVEST Act Incentives for our Nation's Veterans in Energy Sustainability Technologies This bill allows the work opportunity tax credit to be used for the hiring of a specified veteran who works in a field of renewable energy. A "specified veteran" me...
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2019-01-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB270IntroGovernment Shutdown Impact Report Act of 2019 This bill requires the Congressional Budget Office to submit daily reports to Congress when a government shutdown is in effect. The reports must include details regarding the costs and economic effects of...
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2019-01-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
SB54IntroLa Paz County Land Conveyance Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Interior, after receiving a request from La Paz County, Arizona, to convey to the county 5,935 acres of specified federal land. Interior shall exclude from such conveya...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB300IntroUnfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2019
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2019-01-08
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
SB35IntroAmache Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the site known as Amache, Camp Amache, and Granada Relocation Center, in Granada, Colorado, which was 1 of the 10 relocation centers where Japane...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB56IntroA bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an "American World War II Heritage City", and for other purposes.
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB36IntroCrags, Colorado Land Exchange Act
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB41IntroRed River Gradient Boundary Survey Act
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB298IntroBalanced Budget Accountability Act
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2019-01-08
To House Administration Committee
HB285IntroMortgage Debt Tax Forgiveness Act of 2018 This bill modifies the rules for calculating taxable income to make permanent the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of qualified principal residence indebtedness.
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2019-01-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
SB28IntroUnited States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Extension Act The bill extends through 2022 arrangements that allow certain defense articles to be transferred to Jordan on an expedited basis. The bill also directs the President to submit a report to Congres...
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2019-01-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 4.
SB58IntroFowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation Act This bill designates specified mountain peaks in the Uncompahgre National Forest in Colorado as "Fowler Peak" and "Boskoff Peak."
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB32IntroMill Springs Battlefield National Monument Act This bill establishes the Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument in Kentucky as a unit of the National Park System to preserve and interpret the nationally significant historic resources of the Mill ...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HR26IntroElecting Members to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives. This resolution elects specified Members to the House Committee on Rules.
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2019-01-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB301IntroProviding Pay for Essential Employees Act This bill provides appropriations to pay the salaries and expenses of federal employees who are working during the lapse in appropriations that began on or about December 22, 2018, and resulted in a partial g...
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2019-01-08
To House Appropriations Committee
SB37IntroBolts Ditch Access and Use Act
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB305IntroSanctity of Human Life Act This bill declares that (1) the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is vested in each human and is a person's most fundamental right; (2) each human life begins with fertilization, cloning, or its equivalent, at wh...
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2019-01-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
SB52IntroCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 This bill establishes additional sanctions and financial restrictions on institutions and individuals related to the conflict in Syria. The Department of the Treasury shall determine whether the Central Ba...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
HB323IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for expenses for household and elder care services necessary for gainful employment. This bill allows a new tax credit for a taxpayer's employment-related expenses necessary to care f...
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2019-01-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB325IntroPeace Corps Stamp Act This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service to issue a Peace Corps Semipostal Stamp for 10 years to afford the public with a convenient way to help fund the Peace Corps' Global Fund.
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2019-01-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
SB45IntroWood-Pawcatuck Watershed Wild and Scenic River Act
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB43IntroLake Fannin Recreation Area Conveyance Act
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2019-01-08
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
SB59IntroArapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2019
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB284IntroMortgage Insurance Tax Deduction Act of 2019 This bill permanently extends the tax deduction for mortgage insurance premiums. (The deduction expired at the end of 2017.)
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2019-01-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
HJR22IntroProposing 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 year unless Congress a...
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2019-01-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB329IntroAccountability for Government Officials Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criminal offenses for the use by a federal officer or employee of his or her public office for private gain. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison ...
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2019-01-08
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
SB48IntroCottonwood Land Exchange Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture, upon request by Yavapai County, Arizona, to convey to the county 80 acres of land within Coconino National Forest in exchange for 369 acres of county land.
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB34IntroCambodia Trade Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to report on Cambodia's classification under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), a U.S. trade preference program that provides duty-free access to imports on products from certain de...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Finance Committee
HB302IntroChild Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act of 2019 This bill modifies the rules for the refundable portion of the child tax credit to (1) allow residents of Puerto Rico to claim the refundable portion of the child tax credit on the same basis as U.S...
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2019-01-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
SB38IntroEndangered Fish Recovery Programs Extension Act of 2019 This bill extends through FY2023 the authority of the Department of the Interior to use power revenues collected pursuant to the Colorado River Storage Project Act for annual base funding of end...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB40IntroBureau of Reclamation Transparency Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to publish, and update every two years, an Asset Management Report. The report must describe the Bureau of Reclamation's efforts to (1) maintain in a reliable man...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB289IntroBipartisan Social Security Commission Act of 2019
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2019-01-08
To House Subcommittee on Social Security
HB273IntroPresidential Tax Transparency Act of 2019 This bill requires the President, the Vice President, and certain candidates for President and Vice President to disclose federal income tax returns for the ten most recent taxable years. The returns must be ...
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2019-01-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
SB30IntroChiropractic Health Parity for Military Beneficiaries Act Chiropractic Health Parity for Military Beneficiaries Act This bill directs the Department of Defense to provide chiropractic health care services and benefits through the TRICARE program to u...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Armed Services Committee
SB44IntroBalanced Budget Accountability Act
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2019-01-08
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
HB311IntroTo redesignate the Department of the Navy as the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps. This bill redesignates: (1) the Department of the Navy as the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps, and (2) the Secretary of the Navy as the Secretary of the...
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2019-01-08
To House Armed Services Committee
SB57IntroPike National Historic Trail Study Act This bill requires the National Park Service to study the Pike National Historic Trail for designation as a national scenic trail. The trail consists of a series of routes extending approximately 3,664 miles tha...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB21IntroPay Our Coast Guard Act This bill provides continuing appropriations to the U.S. Coast Guard for any period during which interim or full-year appropriations for the Coast Guard are not in effect. The appropriations are provided to the Coast Guard for...
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2019-01-04
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 2. (text: CR S27)
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