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USHB887EngrossTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend honorary citizenship to otherwise qualified noncitizens who enlisted in the Philippines and died while serving on active duty with the United States Armed Forces during certain periods of hostili...
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2018-12-13
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USHB3154EngrossInspector General Access Act of 2017 This bill amends the Inspector General Act of 1978 to eliminate a provision of such Act that requires referral of allegations of misconduct involving Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys, investigators, or law en...
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2018-12-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB68EngrossTiffany Joslyn Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise and reauthorize for FY2020 the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant (JABG...
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2018-10-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6847EngrossPreventing Child Exploitation Act of 2018
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2018-09-26
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USHB6580EngrossKerrie Orozco First Responders Family Support Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to waive the naturalization requirements of residence and physical presence for an alien who is the surviving spouse, child, or parent of ...
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2018-09-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6691EngrossCommunity Safety and Security Act of 2018
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2018-09-12
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USHB1689EngrossPrivate Property Rights Protection Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a state or political subdivision from exercising its power of eminent domain, or allowing the exercise of such power by delegation, over property to be used for economic development o...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4100EngrossFoundation of the Federal Bar Association Charter Amendments Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill revises the federal charter for the Foundation of the Federal Bar Association: to eliminate the provision that requires the foundation to be incorporated and ...
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2018-07-24
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USHB5925EngrossCRISIS Act Coordinated Response through Interagency Strategy and Information Sharing Act
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2018-06-21
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USHB2851EngrossSITSA Act Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act of 2017 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to establish a new, sixth schedule of controlled substances—schedule A. A drug or substance in schedule A has a chemica...
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2018-06-18
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USHB6029EngrossREGROUP Act of 2018 Reauthorizing and Extending Grants for Recovery from Opioid Use Programs Act of 2018
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2018-06-14
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USHB4655EngrossCREEPER Act of 2017 Curbing Realistic Exploitative Electronic Pedophilic Robots Act of 2017
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2018-06-14
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USHB5041EngrossSafe Disposal of Unused Medication Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow a hospice employee to handle lawfully dispensed controlled substances of a deceased hospice patient to assist with disposal of the controlled subs...
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2018-06-13
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USHB5698EngrossProtect and Serve Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly assault a law enforcement officer causing serious bodily injury (or to attempt to do so) in circumstances that affect interstate commerc...
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2018-05-17
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USHB613EngrossLieutenant Osvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the federal criminal code to require the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to allow a correctional officer at a federal prison or correctional institution to...
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2018-05-16
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USHB2152EngrossCitizens' Right to Know Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires a state or local government that receives funds under a Department of Justice (DOJ) grant program and uses such funds for a pretrial services program to annually report to DOJ the amount...
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2018-05-10
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USHB5645EngrossStandard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2018
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2018-05-10
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USHB2905EngrossJustice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to establish procedures to expedite the review of, and seek an indictment in, any case involving identity theft or aggravated identity t...
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2018-04-19
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USHB4203EngrossCombat Online Predators Act This bill amends the federal criminal code increase the maximum prison term for a stalking offense, if the victim is under 18 years of age.
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2018-04-11
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USHB506EngrossPreventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to declare that any person who knowingly engages in any scheme or artifice to defraud an individual of veterans' benefits, or in connection with obtaining veter...
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2018-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4909EngrossSTOP School Violence Act of 2018 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act of 2018 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise and reauthorize through FY2028 the Secure Our Schools grant prog...
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2018-03-15
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USHB1730EngrossProtecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify prohibitions with respect to intentionally defacing, damaging, or destroying religious real property. Specifically, the bill broadens the ...
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2017-12-12
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USHB38EngrossConcealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 TITLE I--CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY ACT OF 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3317EngrossSAFE Act of 2017 Stopping Abusive Female Exploitation Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to increase from 5 to 15 years the maximum prison term for an individual who is convicted of female genital mutilation. (Sec. 3) It ...
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2017-12-06
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USHB469EngrossCongressional Article I Powers Strengthening Act This bill establishes public notice and comment procedures and motion to intervene standards for civil actions seeking to compel agency action and alleging that an agency is unlawfully withholding or u...
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2017-10-26
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USHB732EngrossStop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits government officials from entering into or enforcing a settlement agreement on behalf of the United States (resolving a civil action, a plea agreement, a deferred prosecution agreem...
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2017-10-25
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USHB4010EngrossCongressional Subpoena Compliance and Enforcement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal judicial code to establish certain rules that apply in a civil action by the Senate, House of Representatives, or a congressional committee or subcomm...
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2017-10-24
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USHB36EngrossPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime for any person to perform or attempt to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A vio...
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2017-10-04
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USHB3697EngrossCriminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make an alien: (1) inadmissible if a consular officer, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), or the Department of Justice (DOJ) knows or has ...
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2017-09-18
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USHJR92EngrossGranting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to amend the Washington Area Transit Regulation Compact. (Sec. 2) This joint resolution grants congressional consent t...
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2017-07-18
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USHB1492EngrossMedical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to direct the Drug Enforcement Administration to register practitioners (other than pharmacies) to transport controlled substances to and...
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2017-07-13
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USHB2480EngrossEmpowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to allow grants under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program to be used for prog...
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2017-07-13
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USHB1215EngrossProtecting Access to Care Act of 2017 This bill establishes provisions governing health care lawsuits where coverage for the care was provided or subsidized by the federal government, including through a subsidy or tax benefit. (Sec. 2) In general, t...
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2017-06-29
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USHB1973EngrossProtecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 to extend the duty to report suspected child abuse to adults who are authorized to interact with minor or amateur athletes at an a...
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2017-06-05
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USHB1761EngrossProtecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill makes it a federal crime, subject to certain jurisdictional requirements, to: (1) knowingly produce or cause to be produced a visual depiction of a minor engaged in any sexually exp...
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2017-06-05
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USHB2473EngrossPut Trafficking Victims First Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Office for Victims of Crime within the Department of Justice (DOJ) to publish a report on state safe harbor laws, including: (1) the impact of state safe harbor laws on victims ...
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2017-05-24
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USHB1808EngrossImproving Support for Missing and Exploited Children Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Missing Children's Assistance Act to revise the findings to, among other things, specify that the growing numbers of children who are victims of child sexu...
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2017-05-24
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USHB1188EngrossAdam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act to reauthorize through FY2022 the Sex Offender Management Assistance program. (Sec. 3) The bill reauthorizes through FY2022 the activi...
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2017-05-23
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USHB1842EngrossStrengthening Children's Safety Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to add violent state crimes to the list of violent offenses that trigger an additional five-year consecutive mandatory minimum prison term for a defendant...
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2017-05-23
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USHB1862EngrossGlobal Child Protection Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to broaden the definition of "illicit sexual conduct" to include any conduct involving a minor (currently, a sexual act with a minor) that would be a sex abuse of...
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2017-05-23
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USHB883EngrossTargeting Child Predators Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify the process for issuing a nondisclosure requirement in connection with administrative subpoenas in four categories of investigations: health care offe...
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2017-05-23
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USHB115EngrossThin Blue Line Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to expand the list of statutory aggravating factors in death penalty determinations to also include killing or targeting a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first res...
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2017-05-22
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USHB1039EngrossProbation Officer Protection Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person (i.e., a person other than the probationer) without a warrant if there is probable cause to believe the p...
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2017-05-22
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USHB1428EngrossAmerican Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 ...
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2017-05-17
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USHB1694EngrossFannie and Freddie Open Records Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill applies the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) during any period eith...
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2017-04-28
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USHB1667EngrossFinancial Institution Bankruptcy Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends federal bankruptcy law to allow certain large financial institutions to elect a new "Subchapter V" bankruptcy process specific to such institutions. (Sec. 3) Under the new process...
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2017-04-06
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USHB372EngrossCompetitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the McCarran-Ferguson Act to declare that nothing in that Act modifies, impairs, or supersedes the operation of antitrust laws with respect to the business of health insurance,...
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2017-03-23
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USHB725EngrossInnocent Party Protection Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends procedures under which federal courts determine whether a case that was removed from a state court to a federal court on the basis of a diversity of citizenship among the parties may be remanded...
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2017-03-13
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USHB985EngrossFairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017 TITLE I--FAIRNESS IN CLASS ACTION LITIGATION Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017 (Sec. 103) This bill amends the federal judicial code to prohibit ...
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2017-03-13
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USHB720EngrossLawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the sanctions provisions in Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to require the court to impose an appropriate sanction on any attorney, law firm, or party that has violated, or...
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2017-03-13
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