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HR34IntroElecting Members to Certain Standing Committees of the House of Representatives. Elects a specified Member to the House Committee on Armed Services.
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2017-01-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB357IntroOverseas Outsourcing Accountability Act This bill requires the President to develop a comprehensive national strategy to prevent U.S. employers from overseas outsourcing and offshoring practices that impact the U.S. workforce. The strategy shall: del...
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2017-01-06
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
HB365IntroPrimary Care Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) permit an individual to pay primary care service arrangement costs from a health savings account; and (2) allow an eligible taxpayer enrolled in a high-deductible...
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2017-01-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB359IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for waivers of user fees imposed with respect to applications for reinstatement of tax-exempt status of small, subsidiary tax-exempt organizations. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to re...
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2017-01-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB363IntroChild Tax Credit Integrity Preservation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the identification requirement for the child tax credit to require taxpayers to provide a valid identification number (i.e., a Social Security ac...
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2017-01-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
HR31IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to restore service standards in effect as of July 1, 2012. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U....
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2017-01-06
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
HB355IntroProtecting American Families' Retirement Advice Act This bill delays for two years the effective date of the Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the term "fiduciary" and the conflict of interest rule wit...
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2017-01-06
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
HCR8IntroProviding for a joint session of Congress to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General of the United States regarding the audited financial statement of the executive branch. Requires both chambers of Congress to assemble annually in the Ha...
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2017-01-06
To House Administration Committee
HR29IntroElecting Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. Elects specified Members to the following House Committees: (1) Appropriations, (2) Energy and Commerce, (3) Financial Services, and (4) Ways and Means.
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2017-01-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
SB46IntroStrengthening Medicare Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise requirements related the approval of intensive cardiac rehabilitation programs by the Centers fo...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Finance Committee
HB311IntroRefusing to Assist Paying for United Nations Actions Against Israel Act This bill prohibits funds from being made available for U.S. contributions to the United Nations (U.N.) or to any affiliated body of the U.N. until Security Council Resolution 23...
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2017-01-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
SB47IntroProtect Family Farms and Businesses Act This bill prohibits proposed Internal Revenue Service regulations published on August 4, 2016, relating to restrictions on liquidation of an interest with respect to estate, gift, and generation-skipping transf...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Finance Committee
SB49IntroAlaska Oil and Gas Production Act This bill authorizes the exploration, leasing, development, production, and transportation of oil and gas to and from the Coastal Plain of Alaska. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) must establish a competitive oil ...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB332IntroPeace 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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2017-01-05
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
HB340IntroNext Generation American Manufacturing Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit for the purchase (during a specified period of between 5 and 10 years based on the incentive needed with respect to each product) of n...
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2017-01-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB323IntroTo 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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2017-01-05
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
SB54IntroProtect American Families Act Protect American Families from Unnecessary Registration and Deportation Act of 2017 This bill prohibits: (1) the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or any other federal department from creating o...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB77IntroProviding Accountability Through Transparency Act of 2017 This bill requires the general notice of proposed rule making by a federal agency to include the Internet address of a plain-language summary, not exceeding 100 words, of the proposed rule, wh...
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2017-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
HB71EngrossTaxpayers Right-To-Know Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires that the website of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) include a program inventory that identifies each program of the federal government for which there is more than $1 million in annual...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
SB41IntroMedicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for ...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Finance Committee
SB56IntroRED Tape Act of 2017 Regulations Endanger Democracy Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a federal agency from issuing a rule that causes a new financial or administrative burden on businesses or people in the United States unless the agency has repealed ...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
HR23IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives and reaffirming long-standing United States policy in support of a negotiated two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Declares that a viable and sustainable two-state solution to re...
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2017-01-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
SB43IntroNative American Health Savings Improvement Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to specify that receiving hospital care or medical services under a medical care program of the Indian Health Service or a tribal organization does not disquali...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Finance Committee
SR7IntroA 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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2017-01-05
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S106; text as passed Senate: CR S117)
HB45IntroRegulatory Accountability Act of 2017 This bill amends the Administrative Procedure Act to revise and expand the requirements for federal agency rulemaking by requiring agencies, in making a rule, to base all preliminary and final factual determinati...
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2017-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
HR25IntroElecting a Member to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives. Elects a specified Member to the House Committee on Ethics.
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2017-01-05
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HR26IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that restored the original black lung benefits eligibility requirements should not be reduced but should be preserved and prote...
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2017-01-05
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
HB320IntroTo amend title 5, United States Code, to give members of the United States Capitol Police the option to delay mandatory retirement until age 60. This bill revises mandatory retirement requirements for members of the U.S. Capitol Police under the Civi...
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2017-01-05
To House Administration Committee
HB341IntroSupport Our Startups Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the amount of the tax deduction for business start-up expenses for taxable years beginning in 2017 or 2018. Under current law, start-up expenses are paid or incur...
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2017-01-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB308IntroProtect Family Farms and Businesses Act This bill prohibits proposed Internal Revenue Service regulations published on August 4, 2016, relating to restrictions on liquidation of an interest with respect to estate, gift, and generation-skipping transf...
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2017-01-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB75IntroALERT Act of 2017 All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2017 This bill requires each federal agency to submit a monthly report to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each ...
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2017-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
SB33IntroImproved National Monument Designation Process Act Before a national monument can be designated on public land, the President must obtain congressional approval, certify compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), and receiv...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB45IntroKate's Law Stop Illegal Reentry Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase from two years to five years the maximum prison term for an alien who re-enters after being excluded, denied admission, deported, or removed. The bil...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB319IntroTo amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reduce the limit on the amount of certain contributions which may be made to a candidate with respect to an election for Federal office. This bill amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 ...
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2017-01-05
To House Administration Committee
HB297IntroReview Every Dollar Act of 2017 This bill prohibits Congress from considering legislation authorizing or reauthorizing a federal program for more than seven years. Congressional committees must review direct spending programs by applying specified cr...
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2017-01-05
To House Budget Committee
HB322IntroEPIC Act End Pensions in Congress Act This bill amends the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS) to exclude Members of Congress, except the Vice President, from further CSRS and FERS retirement cov...
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2017-01-05
To House Administration Committee
SB38IntroEMPLEO Act Economic Mobility for Productive Livelihoods and Expanding Opportunity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require every employer to pay to each of his or her eligible Puerto Rican employees who in any work...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Finance Committee
HB336IntroTransit Benefits Modernization Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat the use of a transportation network company by federal employees during the period beginning on the date of enactment of this bill and ending on December 31, 2018,...
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2017-01-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
SB52IntroA bill to make aliens associated with a criminal gang inadmissible, deportable, and ineligible for various forms of relief. This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to define "criminal gang." An alien who is or was a member of a criminal ...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HCR6IntroExpressing 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. Recognizes the importance of fore...
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2017-01-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
HB69EngrossThoroughly Investigating Retaliation Against Whistleblowers Act Thoroughly Investigating Retaliation Against Whistleblowers Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 to reauthorize through FY2021 the Office of Special Cou...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
SB40IntroMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal, beginning with taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an ...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Finance Committee
HB317IntroKeep Repos to Maturity on Balance Sheet Act of 2017 This bill requires the Securities and Exchange Commission, in establishing accounting principles or standards for purposes of the securities laws, to require that a repurchase-to-maturity transactio...
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2017-01-05
To House Financial Services Committee
HR11IntroObjecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace, and for other purposes. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the passage of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2334: undermine...
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2017-01-05
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
SB48IntroHearing Aid Assistance Tax Credit Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit of up to $500 once every five years for the purchase of a hearing aid that is authorized under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for commerc...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Finance Committee
SB53IntroTsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2017 This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2021 the Tsunami Warning and Education Act. The tsunami warning systems for the Pacific and Arctic Oceans and for the Atlantic Ocean are consolidated in...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
SB36IntroKeep Our Communities Safe Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise requirements for the detention and removal of aliens ordered removed. The bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) constitutional rights should...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB42IntroInspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act This bill directs the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to encourage women and girls to study science, technology, engineering, and mathe...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
HB268IntroNeighborhood Noise Barriers Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 to allow the use of funds out of the Highway Trust Fund to construct a Type II noise barrier along a federal-aid highway if such barrier: is ...
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2017-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
HR28IntroExpressing 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. Expresses the sense of the House o...
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2017-01-05
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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