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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 This bill directs the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), on an annual basis, to monitor the extent of noncompliance of public-housing tenants with certain community service and economic self-su...
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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 This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require employers of Puerto Rican employees who receive a qualified wage subsidy payment to pay suc...
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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
HB199IntroSCRAP Act Stop Congressional Retirees Accessing Perks Act
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2019-01-03
To House Administration Committee
HB122IntroOriginal Living Wage Act This bill increases the federal minimum wage to the minimum hourly wage sufficient for a person working for 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, to earn an annual income 25.5% higher than the federal poverty threshold for a ...
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2019-01-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
HB92IntroVote By Mail Act of 2019 This bill requires states to allow voting in federal elections to be by mail without additional conditions or requirements, except a deadline for returning the ballot. States must mail ballots to individuals registered to vot...
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2019-01-03
To House Administration Committee
HJR19IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to allow Congress to limit the number of terms that Representatives and Senators may serve. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing Congress, by law, to lim...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
SB14IntroFlorida Federal Judicial Relief Act This bill creates 10 additional district court judgeships in Florida—6 in the Middle District, 1 in the Northern District, and 3 in the Southern District. Additionally, the bill converts one temporary district co...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB22IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the increase in the standard deduction, the increase in and modifications of the child tax credit, and the repeal of the deduction for personal exemptions contained in Public Law 115-97. Th...
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2019-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
HJR10IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit Members of Congress from receiving compensation during a fiscal year unless both Houses of Congress have agreed to a concurrent resolution on the budget for that fiscal year ...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HJR8IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States limiting the pardon power of the President. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the President from granting a pardon or reprieve to himself or herself, ...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB165IntroImproving Access to Homes for Heroes Act of 2019
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2019-01-03
To House Financial Services Committee
HB157IntroGun Manufacturers Accountability Act This bill repeals provisions of the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act that prohibit civil actions or administrative proceedings against firearm or ammunition manufacturers, sellers, importers, dealers, or ...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
SR9IntroA resolution fixing the hour of daily meeting of the Senate. This resolution sets the daily meeting of the Senate at 12:01 p.m. unless otherwise ordered.
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2019-01-03
Submitted in the Senate. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Over, Under the Rule.
HB58IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the child tax credit with respect to stillbirths. This bill allows the child tax credit to be used for stillbirths. A "stillbirth" is delivery after the involuntary death of an unborn child who was ...
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2019-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
SR4IntroA resolution notifying the President of the United States of the election of a President pro tempore. This resolution notifies the President of the United States 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)
HB121IntroFresh Start Act of 2019 This bill establishes a process to expunge records related to certain nonviolent criminal offenses. It defines the nonviolent offenses eligible for expungement; it establishes qualifications for an eligible offender; and it se...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
HB154IntroHonoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2019 This bill distributes a payment of $25,000 to U.S. merchant marines who engaged in qualified service during World War II. To be eligible, an individual must apply for the benefit and must not have recei...
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2019-01-03
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
HB134IntroUnpaid Intern Protection Act of 2019 This bill prohibits employers from discriminating against unpaid interns on the basis of (1) race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or age; or (2) disability, if such intern can perform the essential functio...
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2019-01-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
HB81IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an above-the-line deduction for health insurance premiums. This bill allows an individual taxpayer a deduction from gross income for insurance premiums paid for the health care coverage of the taxpa...
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2019-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB86IntroBudget Process Accountability Act This bill withholds the salaries of Members of Congress and cancels the salaries of certain employees of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) when budget process requirements are not met. The bill withholds the ...
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2019-01-03
To House Administration Committee
SB13IntroFlorida Shores Protection and Fairness Act This bill expands the Gulf of Mexico outer Continental Shelf revenue sharing program to include Florida. (Currently, only Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas are included in the program that shares th...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB76IntroProtect the Gig Economy Act of 2019 This bill amends Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to expand the preliminary requirements for class certification in a class action lawsuit to include a new requirement that the claim does not allege ...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB39IntroFederal Sunset Act of 2019 This bill abolishes a federal agency one year after it is reviewed by the Federal Agency Sunset Commission, established by the bill, unless the agency is reauthorized by Congress. Each agency, including each advisory commit...
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2019-01-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HJR20IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of terms that a Member of Congress may serve. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment limiting Members of the House of Representatives to three term...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB152IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 810 South Pendleton Street in Easley, South Carolina, as the "Captain Kimberly Nicole Hampton Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service ...
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2019-01-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB137IntroFederal Election Integrity Act of 2019 This bill makes it unlawful for a chief state election administration official to take active part in political management or in a political campaign with respect to any election for federal office over which th...
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2019-01-03
To House Administration Committee
SR6IntroA resolution fixing the hour of daily meeting of the Senate. This resolution sets the daily meeting of the Senate at noon unless otherwise ordered.
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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)
HB109IntroEqual Protection for American Workers Act This bill prohibits the Department of Homeland Security from granting work authorization to an alien who has been determined in a valid immigration proceeding to have been at any time unlawfully present in th...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
HB94IntroAmend the Code for Marriage Equality Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), the Social Security Act (SSAct), and other federal laws to replace (1) references to "wife" or "husband" with references to "spouse"; and (2) reference...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB234IntroLiberty City Rising Act This bill requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development to establish standards to ensure the safety and security of federally assisted housing in high-crime areas. Public housing agencies serving high-crime areas mu...
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2019-01-03
To House Financial Services Committee
HB72IntroLet Lenders Lend Act This bill nullifies the "Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C)" rule finalized by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on October 28, 2015. (The rule expanded the scope of information that must be disclosed with regards to ...
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2019-01-03
To House Financial Services Committee
HR12IntroAffirming the historical connection of the Jewish people to the ancient and sacred city of Jerusalem and condemning efforts at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to deny Judaism's millennia-old historical, ...
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2019-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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