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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.
USHB2147EngrossVeterans 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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2018-06-18
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
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
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2018-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5986IntroBill Mulder and Ryan Larkin Posttraumatic Growth Act
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2018-05-29
To House Veterans' Affairs 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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2018-05-25
To House Ways And Means 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.
USHB5649IntroNavy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William `Bill' Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act of 2018
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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
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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
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.
USHB5781IntroStudents LIVE Act of 2018 Students Living Irrespective of Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2018
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2018-05-11
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities ...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
USHB589EngrossDepartment 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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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 405.
USHR881IntroRecognizing May 3, 2018, as the 30th anniversary of the National Day of Prayer established under the Act entitled "An Act to provide for setting aside the first Thursday in May as the date on which the National Day of Prayer is celebrated", approved ...
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2018-05-08
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5683IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Oversight Enhancement Act of 2018
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2018-05-07
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5671IntroBurn Pits Accountability Act
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2018-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB2121IntroPension, Endowment, and Mutual Fund Access to Banking Act This bill excludes, for purposes of calculating a custodial bank's supplementary leverage ratio, funds of a custodial bank that are deposited with certain central banks. ("Supplementary levera...
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2018-04-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 504.
USHB3545IntroOverdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act
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2018-04-25
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB5503IntroNational Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 7.
USHB4311IntroForeign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2017
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2018-04-12
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade Prior to Referral.
USHJR2IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress a...
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2018-04-12
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 233 - 184 (Roll no. 138). (text: CR H3162)
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 .
USHB4851PassKennedy-King National Commemorative Site Act
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2018-04-04
Became Public Law No: 115-163.
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) construct and operate infrastructure and technology to deter and detect illegal border activity in high traffic areas, (2) deploy the most pra...
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2018-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 471.
USHB5358IntroDRIVE-Safe Act Developing Responsible Individuals for a Vibrant Economy Act
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2018-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5348IntroMilitary Career Intermission Program Act of 2018
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2018-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3656PassTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a consistent eligibility date for provision of Department of Veterans Affairs memorial headstones and markers for eligible spouses and dependent children of veterans whose remains are unavailable....
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2018-03-16
Became Public Law No: 115-136. (TXT | PDF)
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
USHB1339IntroFreedom from Government Competition Act of 2017 This bill requires each executive or military department or independent establishment to obtain all goods and services necessary for or beneficial to the accomplishment of its authorized functions by pr...
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2018-03-15
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHR785IntroExpressing support for continued cooperation between Israel and the United States to ensure adequate capabilities to counter Iran's destabilizing activities and support shared interests, including stability and safety in the Middle East, and for othe...
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2018-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5282IntroRetirement Enhancement and Savings Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to modify requirements for tax-favored retirement savings accounts, employer-provided retirement...
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2018-03-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5132IntroIranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Economic Exclusion Act
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2018-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB5199IntroEducation Savings Accounts for Military Families Act of 2018 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Department of Education to establish a program to provide children with parents on active duty in the unifo...
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2018-03-07
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4242IntroVA Care in the Community Act
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2018-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 444.
USHR763IntroCalling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its labor camp system, and for other purposes. Calls for the international community to demand that North Korea dismantle its labor camp system an...
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2018-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5107IntroTo direct the Secretary of Education to carry out a grant program to secure elementary schools and secondary schools. This bill requires the Department of Education to award grants to local education agencies to secure elementary and secondary school...
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2018-02-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5039IntroNational Airmail Museum Act
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2018-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB5038IntroReserve Component Benefits Parity Act of 2018
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2018-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB5006IntroChild Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the child tax credit, to allow the credit to be used for an unborn child if the child is born and issued a Social Security number before the du...
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2018-02-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4973IntroChiropractic Health Parity for Military Beneficiaries Act
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2018-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
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