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USHB589EnrollDepartment of Energy Research and Innovation Act TITLE I--LABORATORY MODERNIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act (Sec. 102) This bill instructs the Department of Energy (DOE) to permit specified National...
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2018-09-18
Presented to President.
USHB2147PassVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists under the Veterans Justice Outreach Program. Each of these specialists must...
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2018-09-17
Became Public Law No: 115-240.
USHB4318PassMiscellaneous Tariff Bill Act of 2018 This bill amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) to: (1) repeal expired reductions in rates of duty for specified chemicals and other items; and (2) provide for duty suspensions and redu...
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2018-09-13
Became Public Law No: 115-239.
USHB6760IntroProtecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
[Hearing: Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm]
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 15.
USHB4431IntroCorrecting Miscalculations in Veterans' Pensions Act
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2018-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 737.
USHB4323EngrossSupporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act (Sec. 3) The National Science Foundation (NSF) shall: (1) encourage veterans to study and pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and computer science in coordination with oth...
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2018-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 570.
USHB4312IntroFallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act This bill states that the Department of Veterans Affairs may not prohibit the display of a Battlefield Cross in any national cemetery. "Battlefield Cross" means a memorial monument in honor of fallen memb...
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2018-09-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1488EngrossIndiana Dunes National Park Act (Sec. 2) This bill renames the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as the Indiana Dunes National Park. (Sec. 3) The bill redesignates the 1.6 mile Miller-Woods Trail within the park as the Paul H. Douglas Trail.
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2018-08-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB6213IntroHistory and Tradition Protection Act of 2018
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5418EngrossVeterans Affairs Medical-Surgical Purchasing Stabilization Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in procuring medical, surgical, dental, or laboratory items for VA medical facilities through the Medical Surgical Pri...
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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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.
USHB6544IntroThe Employee Rights Act of 2018
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2018-07-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6540IntroRetirement Savings Lost and Found Act of 2018
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2018-07-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5649EngrossNavy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William `Bill' Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHCR119EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy. Expresses the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses and is not in the best interest of the Un...
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2018-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6469IntroIntegration of Baseball Commemorative Coin Act
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2018-07-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6450IntroOld Glory Only Act
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2018-07-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6421IntroFaster Treatments and Cures for Eye Diseases Act
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2018-07-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB559IntroMERIT Act of 2017 Modern Employment Reform, Improvement, and Transformation Act of 2017 This bill establishes an alternative mechanism for the expedited removal by agency heads of federal employees for performance or misconduct by: (1) limiting an ap...
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2018-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USHB6346IntroWHOLE Act of 2018 Weigh Habitats Offsetting Locational Effects Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to revise the process by which the Department of the Interior or the Department of Commerce, as appropriate, reviews an age...
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6364IntroLAMP Act of 2018 Localizing Authority of Management Plans Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA) to revise requirements governing cooperative management agreements to manage areas established for the conservation of end...
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6354IntroSTORAGE Act of 2018 Stop Takings On Reserves Antithetical to Germane Encapsulation Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to prohibit the Department of the Interior and the Department of Commerce from designating as critical ...
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6345IntroEMPOWERS Act of 2018 Ensuring Meaningful Petition Outreach While Enhancing Rights of States Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to revise the process for listing, delisting, or reclassifying a species under the Act. Before...
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6360IntroPREDICTS Act of 2018 Permit Reassurances Enabling Direct Improvements for Conservation, Tenants, and Species Act of 2018.
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6356IntroLIST Act of 2018 Less Imprecision in Species Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6344IntroLOCAL Act of 2018 Land Ownership Collaboration Accelerates Life Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6355IntroPETITION Act of 2018 Providing ESA Timing Improvements That Increase Opportunities for Nonlisting Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to revise the process by which the Department of the Interior or the Department of Comme...
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources 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.
USHB6246IntroPuerto Rico Admission Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6046)
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.
USHB6268IntroPURSE Act Preventing Unionization of Revenue Service Employees Act This bill excludes employees of the Internal Revenue Service from provisions of federal personnel law allowing federal employees to organize, bargain collectively, and participate in ...
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2018-06-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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.
USHB5891EngrossImproving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5889EngrossRecognizing Early Childhood Trauma Related to Substance Abuse Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to provide resources to early childhood care and education providers and other professionals working with young c...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5892EngrossTo establish an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace to advise the Secretary of Labor on actions the Department of Labor can take to address the impact of opioid abuse on the workplace.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5890EngrossAssisting States' Implementation of Plans of Safe Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to provide states with guidance and technical assistance regarding their plans under the Child Abuse Prevention and Tre...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5861IntroJobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services for Success Act
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2018-06-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 587.
USHB6079IntroTransporting Livestock Across America Safely Act This bill requires the Department of Transportation to amend regulations on hours of service for commercial drivers who transport live covered animals (i.e., livestock, honey bees, insects, fish, and c...
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2018-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHR914IntroRecognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system. Expresses...
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2018-05-29
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB5986IntroBill Mulder and Ryan Larkin Posttraumatic Growth Act
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2018-05-29
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5948IntroSmall Carrier Electronic Logging Device Exemption Act of 2018 This bill creates an exemption from electronic logging device requirements for motor carriers that own or operate 10 or fewer commercial vehicles.
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2018-05-24
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5644IntroVET OPP Act Veterans' Education, Transition, and Opportunity Prioritization Plan Act of 2018 This bill establishes in the Department of Veterans Affairs: (1) the Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration to administer economic oppor...
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2018-05-23
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5321IntroTL; DR Act of 2018 Too Long; Didn't Read Act of 2018 This bill requires the Office of Management and Budget to develop and issue regulations that direct each federal agency to provide a clearly-marked section at the top of a communication (both hard ...
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2018-05-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2522IntroEliminate EPA Excess Act of 2017 This bill requires the Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to submit reports to Congress evey five years on: (1) a survey of excess print and storage supplies held by the EPA's federal stora...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3010IntroPromoting Good Cyber Hygiene Act of 2017 This bill requires the National Institute of Standards and Technology to establish for the federal government, the private sector, and any individual or organization a list of best practices to defend against ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5637IntroProtecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act of 2018 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to recklessly dispose of or abandon fetal remains in a landfill or in any navigable waters of the United States. The term "fetal remai...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4451EngrossHomeless Veterans' Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill extends through FY2022 the Department of Labor's: (1) homeless veterans reintegration programs, and (2) homeless women veterans and homeless veterans with childr...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5922IntroVietnam-Era Veterans Hepatitis C Testing Enhancement Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health 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.
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