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SR18IntroA resolution authorizing the Senate Legal Counsel to represent the Senate in Texas v. United States No. 4:18-cv-00167-O (N.D. Tex.). This resolution authorizes the Senate Legal Counsel to represent the Senate in Texas v. United States, including to i...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
HB552IntroTo direct the United States Postal Service to designate a single, unique ZIP Code for Eastvale, California. This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service to designate a single, unique ZIP Code applicable to the area encompassing only Eastvale, California...
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2019-01-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
SB121IntroAutomotive Jobs Act of 2019 This bill directs the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to report on the status of the U.S. automotive industry. The bill suspends the Department of Commerce's investigation initiated on May 23, 2018, regarding t...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Finance Committee
HB246EngrossStimulating Innovation through Procurement Act of 2019 This bill provides assistance to small businesses participating in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program or the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program. Specifically, th...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
HJR29IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of terms an individual may serve as a Member of Congress. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment limiting Members of the House of Representatives t...
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2019-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB32IntroBuy a Brick, Build the Wall Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of the Treasury to accept gifts of money for designing, constructing, or maintaining a barrier on the U.S. and Mexico border. Treasury shall establish a trust fund and websit...
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2019-01-15
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H594)
SB132IntroStrengthening U.S. Olympics Act This bill establishes within the legislative branch the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics and Paralympics, which shall study matters relating to the state of U.S. participation in the Olympic and Paralympic game...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
SB122IntroPrivate Corrado Piccoli Purple Heart Preservation Act This bill prohibits the sale of a Purple Heart, unless the sale is conducted by the member or former member of the Armed Forces to whom the Purple Heart was awarded. It imposes criminal penalties ...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB117IntroDisability Integration Act of 2019 This bill prohibits government entities and insurance providers from denying community-based services to individuals with disabilities that require long-term service or support that would enable such individuals to ...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
HB206EngrossEncouraging Small Business Innovation Act This bill expands and otherwise revises certain requirements for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs. Specifically, it includes small business inve...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
HB556IntroELEVATE Act of 2019 Economic Ladders to End Volatility and Advance Training and Employment Act of 2019 This bill establishes a federal program to help fund (1) state- and tribe-run job-assistance programs, and (2) assistance for self-employed individ...
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2019-01-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB116EngrossInvesting in Main Street Act of 2019 This bill amends the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to permit certain banking entities, subject to the approval of the appropriate federal banking agency, to invest up to 15% of their capital and surplus in...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
SB116IntroMOMS Act Modernizing Obstetric Medicine Standards Act of 2019 This bill requires the Health Resources and Services Administration to contract with a national organization to (1) develop best practices relating to maternal mortality and morbidity prev...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
SB131IntroProtect Medicaid Act This bill prohibits federal payment under Medicaid for the administrative costs of providing health benefits to noncitizens who are ineligible for Medicaid based on their immigration status. The Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Finance Committee
SB120IntroProtecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2019
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2019-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB547IntroBiological Implant Tracking and Veteran Safety Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to adopt and implement a device identification system for use in identifying biological implants intended for use in medical procedu...
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2019-01-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
SB133IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II, in recognition of their service during World War II. Following the a...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
HJR27IntroFurther Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 This joint resolution provides continuing FY2019 appropriations to several federal agencies through the earlier of February 1, 2019, or the enactment of the applicable appropriations legislation....
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2019-01-15
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 237 - 187 (Roll no. 31).
SB119IntroChild Interstate Abortion Notification Act This bill creates new federal crimes related to transporting a minor across state lines for an abortion. It makes it a crime to knowingly transport a minor to another state to obtain an abortion without sati...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HR41IntroRejecting White nationalism and White supremacy. This resolution rejects white nationalism and white supremacy as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values that define the people of the United States.
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2019-01-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB221EngrossSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act This bill establishes the Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating anti-Semitism as an ambassador-rank official, appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
HB538IntroCLEARANCES Act Commonsense Legislation Ensuring Accountability by Reporting Access of Non-Cleared Employees to Secrets Act This bill requires the President to submit quarterly reports to Congress on security clearance information with respect to indi...
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2019-01-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
SB112IntroNational FFA Organization's Federal Charter Amendments Act This bill revises the charter of the National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America). Such revisions include (1) making it a purpose of the organization to be an integral component of a...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB544IntroContinuing Federal Employee Leave Policy Act of 2019 This bill requires federal employees to accrue annual and sick leave during a lapse in appropriations.
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2019-01-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
SB113IntroShutdown Fairness Act This bill provides appropriations for the pay and allowances of certain federal employees and contractors who are required to work during any period in which there is a lapse in appropriations for FY2019.
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2019-01-14
To Senate Appropriations Committee
SB114IntroA bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide that activities relating to the training and readiness of the reserve components of the Armed Forces during a lapse in appropriations shall constitute voluntary services that may be accepted by...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Armed Services Committee
HB533IntroTo amend title 41, United States Code, to require the head of each executive agency to consider the existence of qualified training programs of contractors in the award of certain contracts. This bill requires each executive agency to take into accou...
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2019-01-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
SR17IntroA resolution congratulating the North Dakota State University football team for winning the 2018 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Championship Subdivision title. This resolution congratulates the North Dakota State Univers...
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2019-01-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S182; text: CR S181)
HB536IntroHurricane Florence Tax Relief Act This bill allows various tax credits, tax deductions, and modifications to existing rules for individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Florence. With respect to individuals and businesses in the affected area...
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2019-01-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
HR40IntroCondemning and censuring Representative Steve King of Iowa. This resolution censures Representative Steve King of Iowa for certain comments made on January 20, 2019, in an interview published by the New York Times.
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2019-01-14
NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER RESOLUTION - Mr. Ryan notified the House of his intent to offer a privileged resolution in the form of H. Res. 40 pursuant to clause 2(a)(1) of rule IX.
HB267EngrossTransportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2019 This title provides FY2019 appropriations for the Department of T...
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2019-01-11
To Senate Appropriations Committee
HB265EngrossAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 TITLE I--AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS This title provides appropriations for the following agricultural programs and services the Office of the Secre...
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2019-01-11
To Senate Appropriations Committee
HB115EngrossProtecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act This bill directs the Department of State to establish a policy regarding the use of location-tracking consumer devices by employees at diplomatic and consular facilities, and report...
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2019-01-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
HB503IntroNo Political Pay Raises During Shutdowns Act This bill prohibits the Vice President and certain senior political appointees at federal agencies from receiving a pay increase during any lapse in appropriations beginning on or after December 22, 2018.
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2019-01-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB510IntroBRACE Act of 2019 Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy Act of 2019 This bill permanently extends the tax credit for railroad track maintenance. The extension applies to expenditures paid or incurred during tax years beginning after 2017...
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2019-01-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB521IntroPermanently Repeal the Estate Tax Act of 2019 This bill repeals the federal estate tax, effective for estates of decedents dying after December 31, 2018.
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2019-01-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
HR37IntroHonoring the life of Richard Arvin Overton. This resolution (1) extends heartfelt sympathies to the family of Richard Arvin Overton, who was the oldest surviving veteran; and (2) honors his life and his service to the United States.
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2019-01-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB488IntroEmployee Bonus Protection Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to exclude from an employee's regular rate, for purposes of calculating overtime compensation, payments made to reward an employee or group of employees for meeting o...
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2019-01-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
HB515IntroState And Local Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2019 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 taxes is currently limited to $10,...
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2019-01-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
HJR26IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to increase the term of service of Members of the House of Representatives from 2 years to 4 years. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment increasing the term of Membe...
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2019-01-11
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
HB508IntroTrafficking Victims Housing Act of 2019 This bill requires the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, in coordination with other agencies, to conduct a study assessing the availability and accessibility of housing and services for homeless individ...
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2019-01-11
To House Financial Services Committee
HB513IntroNonprofits Support Act This bill modifies the requirements for determining the unrelated business taxable income of tax-exempt organizations. The bill repeals provisions that (1) require organizations with more than one unrelated trade or business to...
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2019-01-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB493IntroSensible Enforcement of Cannabis Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Department of Justice from prosecuting marijuana-related conduct that is authorized by state law, subject to specified exceptions.
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2019-01-11
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
HB490IntroHeartbeat Protection Act of 2019 This bill makes it a crime for a physician to knowingly perform an abortion (1) without determining whether the fetus has a detectable heartbeat, (2) without informing the mother of the results, or (3) after determini...
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2019-01-11
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
HB500IntroChrista McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 350,000 $1 silver coins in commemoration of Christa McAuliffe, a teacher tragically killed in the Space Shuttle Challeng...
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2019-01-11
To House Financial Services Committee
HB512IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 115 South Swenson Street in Stamford, Texas, as the "Charles W. Stenholm Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 115 South ...
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2019-01-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HJR25IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of terms a Representative or Senator may serve. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment limiting Members of the Senate to two terms and Members of t...
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2019-01-10
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
SB95IntroVeterans Access to Care Act This bill automatically designates medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as health professional shortage areas for purposes of the National Health Service Corps Program. Individuals may not particip...
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2019-01-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
HB457IntroHealth Savings Account Act This bill modifies the requirements for health savings accounts (HSAs) to (1) increase the maximum contribution limits for HSAs to match the sum of the annual deductible and out-of-pocket expenses permitted under a high ded...
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2019-01-10
To House Subcommittee on Health
SB104IntroEnd Government Shutdowns Act This bill provides continuing appropriations to prevent a government shutdown if any appropriations measure for a fiscal year has not been enacted before the fiscal year begins or a joint resolution making continuing appr...
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2019-01-10
To Senate Appropriations Committee
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