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HB398Intro21st Century Energy Workforce Act This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a National Center of Excellence for the 21st Century Workforce Advisory Board to (1) support and develop training and science education programs, (2) alig...
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2019-01-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
HJR24IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding Presidential election voting rights for residents of all United States territories and commonwealths. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment giving residents...
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2019-01-09
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB364IntroSAFER Act of 2019 Secure Accountability for Emigres and Refugees Act of 2019 This bill establishes additional security screening requirements for aliens seeking refugee status if they are nationals of Iraq or Syria, are stateless individuals whose la...
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2019-01-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
HR6IntroAdopting the Rules of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, and for other purposes. This resolution adopts the Rules of the House of Representatives for the 116th Congress. The resolution adopts the rules of the 115th C...
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2019-01-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB404IntroUnited States Territories College Access Act This bill establishes a program to award grants that cover the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees for students who (1) are residents of outlying areas (i.e., American Samoa, the ...
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2019-01-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
SB53IntroWALL Act of 2019 This bill appropriates $25 billion for the construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The amount shall remain available until expended. As offsets to the spending, this bill restricts the child tax credit, earned income credit...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Finance Committee
HB350IntroPay Our Coast Guard Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2019 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 ...
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2019-01-08
To House Appropriations Committee
HB294IntroElection Day Holiday Act of 2019 This bill requires a federal election day to be treated as a holiday for federal employees.
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2019-01-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
SB39IntroNo Budget, No Pay Act This bill prohibits Members of Congress from being paid in a fiscal year until both chambers approve the budget resolution and pass all regular appropriations bills for that fiscal year. Retroactive pay is prohibited for such a ...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
SB31IntroAbraham Lincoln National Heritage Area Amendment Act This bill adds Livingston County, the city of Jonesboro in Union County, and the city of Freeport in Stephenson County, all in Illinois, to the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB55IntroUdall Park Land Exchange Completion Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to convey without consideration, to the city of Tucson, Arizona, the reversionary interest of the United States in and to an approximately 172.8-acre parcel of l...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB271IntroNo Work Without Pay 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 government shutdown...
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2019-01-08
To House Appropriations Committee
SB33IntroA bill to update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. This bill revises the title, number, and date of the map depicting the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in C...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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 This bill expands the types of felony convictions that result in the loss of creditable service as a Member of Congress under the Civil Service Retirement System and the Federal Employees Ret...
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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 (FEMA) to consult with the Department of Defense, the U.S. Geological Survey, and the National Oceanic and Atmos...
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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. This bill allows the Department of the Interior to designate annually ...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB36IntroCrags, Colorado Land Exchange Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA), if the Broadmoor Hotel, Inc. (BHI) offers to convey to USDA 320 acres of specified nonfederal land in the Pike National Forest in Teller County, Colorado, and a...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB41IntroRed River Gradient Boundary Survey Act This bill directs the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to commission a survey to identify the South Bank boundary line with respect to land along a specified 116-mile stretch of the Red River in Oklahoma and Texa...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB298IntroBalanced Budget Accountability Act This bill requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), upon adoption by a chamber of Congress of a concurrent budget resolution for a fiscal year, to certify to the Speaker of the House of Representatives or ...
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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 This 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 Congre...
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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 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to permit by special use authorization nonmotorized access and use of the Bolts Ditch headgate and the Bolts Ditch within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Colorado for the div...
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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
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 This bill designates specified river segments in the Wood-Pawcatuck watershed in Rhode Island and Connecticut as scenic, recreational, or wild rivers and as components of the National Wild and Scenic...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB43IntroLake Fannin Recreation Area Conveyance Act This bill directs the Forest Service, upon request by Fannin County in Texas, to convey approximately 2,025 acres of National Forest System land to the county.
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2019-01-08
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
SB59IntroArapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2019 This bill adjusts the boundary of the Arapaho National Forest in Colorado to incorporate approximately 92.95 acres of land described as lots 3, 4, 8, and 9. A lot may be included in the boundary...
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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
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