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HB2519PassThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue commemorative coins in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. Surcharges received f...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-65.
SB1141PassWomen, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should be a global leader in promoting the participation of women in conflict prevention, management, and resolution and post-confli...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-68.
SB810PassA bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the construction and operation of a bridge (Riverside Bridge Project) on certain property conveyed to Christ...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-67.
SB327PassFair Access to Investment Research Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to establish and implement a "safe harbor" for certain investment fund research reports published by brokers and dealers. Such repo...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-66.
SB1866PassHurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Education Relief Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill provides educational relief in areas for which the President has declared a major disaster or an emergency as a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, or Maria or Tropical...
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2017-09-29
Became Public Law No: 115-64.
HB3819PassDepartment of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2017
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2017-09-29
Became Public Law No: 115-62.
HB3823PassDisaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 This bill extends several federal aviation programs, aviation taxes, and public health programs. It also modifies requirements for purchasing flood insurance and provides tax incentives...
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2017-09-29
Became Public Law No: 115-63.
HB3110PassFinancial Stability Oversight Council Insurance Member Continuity Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to modify the term of the independent member with insurance expertise of the Financial Stability Oversight Council to ...
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2017-09-27
Became Public Law No: 115-61.
SB1616PassBob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Bob Dole in recognition for his service...
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2017-09-15
Became Public Law No: 115-60.
HB624PassSocial Security Number Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill: (1) prohibits federal agencies (including legislative and judicial branch agencies, with specified exceptions) from including any individual's Social Security account number on a...
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2017-09-15
Became Public Law No: 115-59.
SJR49PassA joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first responders who lost their lives while monitoring the eve...
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2017-09-14
Became Public Law No: 115-58. (TXT | PDF)
HB3732PassEmergency Aid to American Survivors of Hurricanes Irma and Jose Overseas Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to increase, from $1 million to $25 million, the maximum amount of temporary assistance th...
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2017-09-12
Became Public Law No: 115-57. (TXT | PDF)
HB601PassREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act DIVISION A--REINFORCING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT ACT Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of...
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2017-09-08
Became Public Law No: 115-56.
HB2288PassVeterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017
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2017-08-23
Became Public Law No: 115-55.
HJR76PassGranting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to a enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission. (Sec. 1) This j...
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2017-08-22
Became Public Law No: 115-54. (TXT | PDF)
HB339PassNorthern Mariana Islands Economic Expansion Act This bill: (1) requires the Department of Homeland Security to increase the supplemental education fee charged to a prospective employer for each CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands)-Only...
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2017-08-22
Became Public Law No: 115-53. (TXT | PDF)
HB2430PassFDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 TITLE I--FEES RELATING TO DRUGS Prescription Drug User Fee Amendments of 2017 (Sec. 102) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to extend through FY2022 and revise Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-52.
HB873PassGlobal War on Terrorism War Memorial Act (Sec. 2) This bill allows the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to establish the National Global War on Terrorism Memorial as a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemor...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-51. (TXT | PDF)
HB510PassRapid DNA Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the DNA Identification Act of 1994 to require the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to issue standards and procedures for using Rapid DNA instruments to analyze DNA samples of criminal offenders. Ra...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-50. (TXT | PDF)
HB374PassTo remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill makes permanent the authority of Washington, Oregon, and California to adopt and enforce state laws governing fishing and processing in th...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-49. (TXT | PDF)
HB3218PassHarry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017
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2017-08-16
Became Public Law No: 115-48.
HB2210PassTo designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center". (Sec. 2) This bill designates the Department of Veteran...
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2017-08-16
Became Public Law No: 115-47. (TXT | PDF)
SB114PassVA Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017 (Sec. 1) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit an annual report to specified congressional committees on the performance awards and bonuses presented to Regional Office Direc...
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2017-08-12
Became Public Law No: 115-46. (TXT | PDF)
HB3298PassWounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Capitol Police Board to make payments from the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund to: (1) families of employees of the U.S Capitol Police who were killed in the line of d...
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2017-08-04
Became Public Law No: 115-45. (TXT | PDF)
HB3364PassCountering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions against: (1) Iran's ballistic missile or weapons of mass destruction programs, (2) the s...
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2017-08-02
Became Public Law No: 115-44.
HB1238PassSecuring our Agriculture and Food Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to carry out a program to coordinate DHS efforts rela...
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2017-06-30
Became Public Law No: 115-43. (TXT | PDF)
SB1083PassA bill to amend section 1214 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for stays during a period that the Merit Systems Protection Board lacks a quorum. This bill provides that if the Merit Systems Protection Board lacks the number of members requir...
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2017-06-27
Became Public Law No: 115-42. (TXT | PDF)
SB1094PassDepartment of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 This bill establishes in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, to be headed by the Assistant Secretary...
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2017-06-23
Became Public Law No: 115-41. (TXT | PDF)
HB657PassFollow the Rules Act (Sec. 2) This bill extends the prohibition against a person taking, failing to take, or threatening to take or fail to take a personnel action against any employee or applicant for employment for refusing to obey an order that wo...
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2017-06-14
Became Public Law No: 115-40. (TXT | PDF)
HB375PassTo designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, as the "Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse". (Sec. 1) This bill designates the federal building and U.S. ...
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2017-06-06
Became Public Law No: 115-39. (TXT | PDF)
HB366PassDHS SAVE Act DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responsible for overseeing and managing vehicle fle...
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2017-06-06
Became Public Law No: 115-38. (TXT | PDF)
SB583PassAmerican Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include as an allowable use of grant funds under the Community Oriented Policing Services program prioritizing the hiring and train...
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2017-06-02
Became Public Law No: 115-37. (TXT | PDF)
SB419PassPublic Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise requirements for the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. (The PSOB program provides death, disabil...
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2017-06-02
Became Public Law No: 115-36. (TXT | PDF)
HJR66PassDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by States for non-governmental employees. This joint resolution nullifies a rule submitted by the Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security...
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2017-05-17
Became Public Law No: 115-35. (TXT | PDF)
HB274PassModernizing Government Travel Act Modernizing Government Travel Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the General Services Administration (GSA) to prescribe regulations to provide for the reimbursement of federal employees traveling on official business fo...
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2017-05-16
Became Public Law No: 115-34. (TXT | PDF)
SB496PassA bill to repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled "Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform". (Sec. 1) This bill nullifies the Federal Highway Admini...
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2017-05-12
Became Public Law No: 115-33. (TXT | PDF)
HB534PassU.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act (Sec. 3) This bill calls for: (1) the United States to rejoin the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) to promote global branding, domestic job creation, and U.S. tourism; and (2) the Department of Stat...
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2017-05-08
Became Public Law No: 115-32. (TXT | PDF)
HB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31.
HJR99PassMaking further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes. This joint resolution amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2017 to provide continuing FY2017 appropriations for most federal agencies through the earlier of M...
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2017-04-28
Became Public Law No: 115-30. (TXT | PDF)
SJR36PassA joint resolution providing for the appointment of Roger W. Ferguson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution appoints Roger W. Ferguson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smit...
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2017-04-19
Became Public Law No: 115-29. (TXT | PDF)
SJR35PassA joint resolution providing for the appointment of Michael Govan as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution appoints Michael Govan as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian ...
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2017-04-19
Became Public Law No: 115-28. (TXT | PDF)
SB544PassA bill to amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to modify the termination date for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ...
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2017-04-19
Became Public Law No: 115-26. (TXT | PDF)
SJR30PassA joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Steve Case as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints Steve Case as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian In...
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2017-04-19
Became Public Law No: 115-27. (TXT | PDF)
HB353PassWeather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 TITLE I--UNITED STATES WEATHER RESEARCH AND FORECASTING IMPROVEMENT (Sec. 101) This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to prioritize weather research to imp...
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2017-04-18
Became Public Law No: 115-25. (TXT | PDF)
HJR67PassDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees. This joint resolution nullifies a rule submitted by the Department of La...
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2017-04-13
Became Public Law No: 115-24. (TXT | PDF)
HJR43PassProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecip...
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2017-04-13
Became Public Law No: 115-23. (TXT | PDF)
SJR34PassA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecomm...
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2017-04-03
Became Public Law No: 115-22. (TXT | PDF)
HB1228PassTo provide for the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance to replace members whose terms expire during 2017, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill provides that of the three members appointed to the Board of...
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2017-04-03
Became Public Law No: 115-19. (TXT | PDF)
HJR83PassDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to "Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness". This joint resolution nullifies the Department o...
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2017-04-03
Became Public Law No: 115-21. (TXT | PDF)
HJR69PassProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wi...
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2017-04-03
Became Public Law No: 115-20. (TXT | PDF)
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