US Congress Representative James Sensenbrenner [R]

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USHB6417IntroAG and Legal Workforce Act
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1911EngrossSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2018 This bill amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide that the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism shall have the rank of ambassador and be appointed...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5784EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2650 North Doctor Martin Luther King Drive in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as the "Vel R. Phillips Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service lo...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2899IntroSecond Chance Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to: revise and reauthorize grant programs for offender reentry demonstration projects; family-based substance abuse treatment; and evalu...
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2018-09-13
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB6063IntroTo enact certain existing laws relating to domestic security as title 6, United States Code, "Domestic Security", and to make technical amendments to improve the United States Code.
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2018-09-13
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB5306IntroEMPOWER Care Act Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources, and Care Act
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6730IntroInjunctive Authority Clarification Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 6.
USHB6824IntroOnline Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR418IntroUrging the Secretary of the Interior to recognize the cultural significance of Rib Mountain by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places. Affirms the importance of Rib Mountain to Wisconsin's culture and economy. Recognizes the legend of ...
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2018-09-05
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB6123IntroPhysician Visa Reform Act of 2018
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB184EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on the sale of a medical device by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2018-07-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 528.
USHB1201EngrossEACH Act Equitable Access to Care and Health Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religiou...
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2018-07-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 529.
USHR1035IntroExpressing opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II, and for other purposes. Expresses opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II, the gas pipeline that would transport natural gas from Russia through the Baltic Sea to Germany. Urges the Pr...
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2018-07-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1872IntroReciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of State to submit an annual, publicly-available report to Congress that includes: (1) a list of individuals holding specified senior Chinese leadership positions at the nationa...
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2018-07-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
USHB1676EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5924IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Education when reviewing whether there has been a violation of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin...
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3030EngrossElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocity crimes as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. The President shal...
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2018-07-18
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
USHB5171IntroSki Area Fee Retention Act
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2018-07-18
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR990IntroSupporting the officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Expresses support for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and personnel and denounces calls for IC...
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2018-07-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6219IntroGeorgia Support Act
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2018-07-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6396IntroAssistance for Firms Harmed by Tariffs on Exports Act
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2018-07-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR256IntroExpressing support for the countries of Eastern Europe and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Affirms the commitment of the United States to its North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies and condemns any threat to their sovereignty. Conde...
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2018-07-11
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby 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 presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Larry Doby in recogni...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB6337IntroTo amend the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to require Congressional approval before the President adjusts imports that are determined to threaten to impair national security.
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2018-07-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1697IntroIsrael Anti-Boycott Act This bill declares that Congress: (1) opposes the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution of March 24, 2016, which urges countries to pressure companies to divest from, or break contracts with, Israel; and (2) encourage...
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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHCR20IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the execution-style murders of United States citizens Ylli, Agron, and Mehmet Bytyqi in the Republic of Serbia in July 1999. Expresses the sense of Congress that: those individuals respon...
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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5735EngrossTHRIVE Act Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to require the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to establish a five-year de...
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2018-06-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB449EngrossSynthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2018 This bill requires the Surgeon General to report to Congress on the public health effects of the increased use since January 2010 by individuals who are 12 to 18 years old of drugs developed and manufactured to av...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR932IntroExpressing solidarity with the Tuidang Movement whereby Chinese citizens renounce their ties to the Chinese Communist Party and its affiliates, and calling for an immediate end to the campaign to persecute Falun Gong practitioners. Calls upon the Chi...
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2018-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1026EngrossNorth Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act This bill amends the National Trails System Act to revise the authorized route of the North Country National Scenic Trail to extend it to the Appalachian Trail in Vermont and to modify the rout...
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2018-06-06
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 443.
USHR926IntroCondemning Russian transgressions against international law and FIFA values during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
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2018-06-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR826IntroNoting the Baltic States of Estonia's, Latvia's, and Lithuania's 100th anniversary of independence.
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2018-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHB5988IntroCommon Sense Certification Reform Act
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2018-06-01
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR910IntroCondemning violence against children globally, and encouraging the development of a strategy for preventing, addressing, and ending violence against children and youth globally.
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2018-05-24
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5682EngrossFIRST STEP Act Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person Act TITLE I--RECIDIVISM REDUCTION (Sec. 101) This bill amends the federal criminal code to direct the Department of Justice to establish a risk and nee...
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2018-05-23
Received in the Senate.
USHB548IntroHealth Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to deem a hospital or an emergency department and a physician or physician group of a hospital or emergency department to be an employee of the Public Healt...
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2018-05-21
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Kelly (PA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the primary sponsor of H.R. 548, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII.
USHB4854EngrossJustice Served Act of 2018 This bill amends the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to add, as a purpose area under the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program, increasing the capacity of prosecutors to address the backlog of violent crime ca...
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2018-05-16
Received in the Senate.
USHB5855IntroConsumer Protection and Fuel Transparency Act of 2018
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2018-05-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3395Intro529 OPTIONS Act 529 Opening Paths To Invest in Our Nation's Students Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow distributions from qualified tuition programs (known as 529 plans) to be used for certain expenses associated with registered...
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2018-05-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Norcross asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 3395, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Meehan, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR868IntroExpressing support for the designation of May 27, 2018, through June 2, 2018, as "Great Lakes Week".
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2018-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB5671IntroBurn Pits Accountability Act
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2018-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3692IntroAddiction Treatment Access Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to revise the qualifications required for a practitioner to administer, dispense, or prescribe narcotic drugs for maintenance or detoxification treatmen...
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2018-04-25
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB520IntroNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act This bill addresses the mine permitting process. Under the bill, projects that provide minerals vital to job creation, energy infrastructure, American economic competitiveness, and national secu...
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2018-04-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 482.
USHB1206IntroReducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2017 This bill makes an individual who is eligible for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance program eligible for assistance with the fees for applying to institutions of hig...
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2018-04-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1865PassAllow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 was not intended to provide legal protection to websites that unlawfully promot...
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2018-04-11
Became Public Law No: 115-164. (TXT | PDF)
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