US Congress Representative Peter Welch [D]

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USHR208IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals should be protected from discrimination under the law.
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2015-04-16
USHB906IntroAmends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) to provide additional energy conservation standards applicable to grid-enabled water heaters for use as part of an electric thermal storage or demand response program (a program that enables custom...
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2015-04-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1770IntroData Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015
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2015-04-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 29 - 20.
USHB1802IntroTo promote energy efficiency.
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2015-04-15
USHB601EngrossEliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic personal information only in accordance with specified requir...
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2015-04-14
USHCR36IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that conversion therapy, including efforts by mental health practitioners to change an individual's sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, is dangerous and harmful and should be prohibited from bei...
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2015-04-14
USHCR35IntroRecognizes the significance of Equal Pay Day to illustrate the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation.
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2015-04-14
USHB1749IntroSmuggled Tobacco Prevention Act of 2015
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2015-04-13
USHB1258IntroPet and Women Safety Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit threats or acts of violence against a person's pet under the offenses of stalking and interstate violation of a protection order. Defines "pet" to mean a domesti...
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2015-03-31
USHB1131IntroFairness in Student Loan Lending Act Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and late charges on:...
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2015-03-31
USHB1384IntroHonor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act Honors as a veteran any person who is entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) service or who, but for age, would be so entitled. Provides that such person shall not be entitled to any benefit by rea...
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2015-03-27
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015
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2015-03-27
USHB1666IntroDesign-Build Efficiency and Jobs Act of 2015
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2015-03-26
USHB1683IntroUnited States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard: (1) $5 gold coins, (2) $1 silver coins, and (3) half-dollar clad coins. Requires the design ...
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2015-03-26
USHB1027IntroHealthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2015
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2015-03-25
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E421)
USHB1629IntroEnergy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2015
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2015-03-25
USHB1630IntroUtility Energy Service Contracts Improvement Act of 2015
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2015-03-25
USHB1610IntroBiennial Budgeting and Enhanced Oversight Act of 2015
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2015-03-25
USHB1531IntroLand Management Workforce Flexibility Act
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2015-03-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB653IntroFOIA Oversight and Implementation Act of 2015 or the FOIA Act This bill makes changes to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to provide the public with greater access to information disclosable under such Act. The bill requires agencies, in admini...
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2015-03-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1619IntroPaycheck Fairness Act Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for, enforcement of, and exceptions to prohibitions against sex discrimination in the payment of wages. Revises the except...
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2015-03-25
USHB1552IntroPreservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2015
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2015-03-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E400-401)
USHB664IntroFreedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015 This bill states that: the President may not prohibit or otherwise regulate travel to or from Cuba by U.S. citizens or legal residents, or any of the transactions incident to such travel, including banking tran...
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2015-03-20
USHB1460IntroFocused Reduction of Effluence and Stormwater runoff through Hydrofracking Environmental Regulation Act of 2015
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2015-03-20
USHB1491IntroPartnership to Strengthen Homeownership Act of 2015
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2015-03-19
USHB1482IntroFracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act of 2015
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2015-03-19
USHB1434IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and late ...
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2015-03-18
USHR123IntroThis bill: (1) supports the designation of "National Voting Rights Day" in commemoration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965; (2) acknowledges the significance of the Voting Rights Act with reg...
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2015-03-17
USHJR36IntroConstitutional Amendment States that nothing in the U.S. Constitution shall prohibit Congress and the states from imposing content-neutral regulations and restrictions on the expenditure of funds for political activity by any corporation, limited l...
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2015-03-17
USHB699IntroEmail Privacy Act Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a governmental entity the contents of any comm...
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2015-03-17
USHB1401IntroJobs Originated through Launching Travel Act of 2015 or the JOLT Act of 2015 Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to admit into the United States a qualifying Canadian citizen over 50 years ...
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2015-03-17
USHB676IntroExpanded & Improved Medicare For All Act
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2015-03-16
USHB727IntroPuerto Rico Statehood Admission Process Act
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2015-03-16
USHB799IntroNorth Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act Amends the National Trails System Act to extend the North Country National Scenic Trail into Vermont.
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2015-03-16
USHB845IntroNational Forest System Trails Stewardship Act
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2015-03-16
USHB635IntroPromoting American Agricultural and Medical Exports to Cuba Act of 2015 Prohibits the President from restricting direct transfers from a Cuban depository institution to a U.S. depository institution in payment for a product authorized for sale under...
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2015-03-16
USHB1342IntroHome Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise conditions of and limitations on payment for home health care services. Allows payment for home health services to Medicare benefic...
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2015-03-13
USHB431Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the present...
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2015-03-07
Became Public Law No: 114-5.
USHB1268IntroEnergy Efficient Government Technology Act
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2015-03-06
USHCR23IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of the three civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama.
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2015-03-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E314)
USHB969IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 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 agents while i...
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2015-03-06
USHB1301IntroAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 Directs the Federal Communications Commission to amend regulations concerning the height and dimensions of station antenna structures to prohibit a private land use restriction from applying to amateur service communi...
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2015-03-06
USHB1274IntroVision Zero Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to award grants to a city, town, township, borough, county, parish, district, village, or other political subdivision of a state to develop a Vision Zero plan to eliminate t...
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2015-03-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E314)
USHB1229IntroDrone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act of 2015 Amends the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 to direct the Secretary of Transportation to study and identify any potential threats to privacy protections posed by the integration of unmanned...
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2015-03-06
USHB915IntroVoices for Veterans Act Expands the membership of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to include veterans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Terminates the Commission on December 31, 2017 (currently, 2014).
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2015-03-06
USHB1282IntroHorse Transportation Safety Act of 2015 Prohibits a person from transporting a horse in interstate commerce in a motor vehicle (except a vehicle operated exclusively on rail or rails) containing two or more levels stacked on top of one another. Pre...
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2015-03-05
USHB1286IntroChild Tax Credit Permanency Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
USHB1260IntroAmerican Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to replace the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits with a new American Opportunity Tax Credit that: (1) allows an income tax credit of up to $2,500 of the qu...
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2015-03-04
USHB1222IntroGold Star Fathers Act Includes as a preference eligible for federal employment purposes a parent (currently, the mother only) of either an individual who lost his or her life under honorable conditions while serving in the Armed Forces during a war, ...
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2015-03-03
USHR140IntroExpresses support for the designation of Blue Star Mothers of America Month.
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2015-03-03
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