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HB406IntroTo amend title 1, United States Code, to provide for a definition of the term "State" and to include territories therein, and for other purposes.
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2019-01-09
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
SB69IntroConstitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019 This bill allows a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms. A qualified indivi...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HR31IntroElecting Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. This resolution elects specified Members to the following House Committees: (1) Ethics, and (2) House Administration.
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2019-01-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB413IntroHire A Hero Act of 2019 This bill allows small businesses a work opportunity tax credit for hiring a member of the Ready Reserve or the National Guard. The bill also makes permanent the provisions of the credit that apply to the hiring of qualified v...
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2019-01-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB411IntroTerritorial Tax Parity Act of 2019 This bill modifies the income source rules that apply with respect to the taxation of income from U.S. possessions (Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands). Under cur...
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2019-01-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB416IntroBuild up Illegal Line Defenses with Assets Lawfully Lifted Act of 2019 This bill directs certain amounts from the Department of Justice (DOJ) Assets Forfeiture Fund to the deployment of additional border security measures. Specifically, the bill requ...
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2019-01-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
HR34IntroExpressing support for designation of the first Saturday in October as "National Animal Rescue Day" to create awareness of the importance of adoption and to educate on the importance of spaying and neutering animals and the encouragement of animal ad...
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2019-01-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB377IntroTo establish new ZIP codes for certain communities, and for other purposes. This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service, by 270 days after its enactment, to designate a single, unique ZIP code for each of Miami Lakes, Florida; Flanders, Northampton, an...
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2019-01-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB419IntroTo make continuing appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration for fiscal year 2019. This bill makes continuing appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration for FY2019.
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2019-01-09
To House Appropriations Committee
HB423IntroFor the relief of Robert Feiss. Provides for the relief of Robert Feiss.
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2019-01-09
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB384IntroEstablishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2019 Kate's Law This bill imposes a mandatory minimum five-year prison term (not more than six years) upon removed aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States. The bill also imposes manda...
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2019-01-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
HR28IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 264) making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 265) making ap...
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2019-01-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB399IntroPATH Act Pre-Apprenticeships To Hardhats Act This bill directs the Department of Labor to provide grants to eligible entities to develop pre-apprenticeship programs in the building and construction trades that serve underrepresented populations, incl...
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2019-01-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
SB61IntroSafe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2019 This bill requires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to promulgate regulations within 180 days permitting individuals to import a prescription drug purchased from an approved Canadian pharmacy if...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
HR33IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization...
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2019-01-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
SB60IntroYellowstone Gateway Protection Act This bill withdraws specified National Forest System land in the Custer Gallatin National Forest in Park County, Montana, identified on the map titled "Emigrant Crevice Proposed Withdrawal Area," dated November 10, ...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB410IntroTerritorial Economic Growth and Recovery Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to pay to U.S.possessions for taxable years beginning after 2018 the cost of the earned tax credit and the child tax credit paid to residents of suc...
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2019-01-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
SB66IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2019 This bill makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm ...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HR32IntroElecting Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. This resolution elects specified Members to the following House Committees: (1) Ethics, and (2) House Administration.
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2019-01-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HJR23IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States extending the right to vote to citizens sixteen years of age or older. Constitutional Amendment This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to lower the minimum age for the...
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2019-01-09
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
SB62IntroEmpowering Medicare Seniors to Negotiate Drug Prices Act of 2019 This bill allows the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to (1) negotiate drug prices under the Medicare prescription drug benefit, and (2) institute a price structure for the reim...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
HB379IntroProtecting Businesses from Burdensome Compliance Cost Act of 2019 This bill limits the authority of a state to require a remote seller to collect (1) a tax or fee owed by a purchaser located in the state incident to a purchase of a good or service fr...
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2019-01-09
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
SB67IntroCalifornia Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2019 This bill provides for conservation, additional recreational opportunities, and renewable energy development in the California Desert Conservation Area. Specifically, the bill, among other thing...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB395IntroPOWERS Act of 2019 Preventing Overreach Within the Executive Rulemaking System Act of 2019 This bill requires agencies to (1) provide at least a 60-day period for the public to comment on proposed rules, and (2) respond within 10 days to certain cong...
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2019-01-09
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
HB363IntroREBUILD Act Reducing Environmental Barriers to Unified Infrastructure and Land Development Act of 2019 This bill authorizes (1) the assignment to states of federal environmental review responsibilities under relevant federal environmental laws for pr...
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2019-01-09
To House Natural Resources Committee
HB409IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the limitation on the cover over of distilled spirits taxes to the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. This bill repeals the limitation on the amount of distilled spirits excise taxes covered over (pai...
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2019-01-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
SB72IntroFederal Employees Civil Relief Act This bill establishes a framework to temporarily suspend certain judicial and administrative proceedings against a federal employee or contractor during a lapse in appropriations.
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2019-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
HB128EngrossSmall Business Advocacy Improvements Act of 2019 This bill expands the primary functions and additional duties of the Office of Advocacy of the Small Business Administration to include: (1) examining the role of small businesses in the international ...
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2019-01-09
Received in the Senate.
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
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