US Congress Representative Chellie Pingree [D]

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USHB2615EnrollVirgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission to carry out activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the date the U.S. Virgin Island...
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2016-09-29
Signed by President.
USHB1475EnrollKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died in...
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2016-09-28
Presented to President.
USHB6220IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out certain major medical facility leases of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2016-09-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6211IntroTo provide protection for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault under the Fair Housing Act.
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2016-09-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6231IntroTo carry out an income-contingent repayment program for Federal Interest Free Education Loans for undergraduate students, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1877EngrossMental Health First Aid Act of 2016 Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to award grants to initiate and sustain mental health first aid training programs. Requires suc...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR890IntroExpressing support for the Arctic Council and commemorating the Arctic Council 20th anniversary.
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2016-09-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR160IntroRecognizing the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, the only national museum dedicated to documenting African American life, history, and culture.
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2016-09-22
To House Administration Committee
USHR882IntroEncouraging the observance of the week beginning on October 9, 2016, as "National Wildlife Refuge Week".
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2016-09-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions reg...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR220IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority an...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2713IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to include clinical nurse leaders as advanced education nurses, thereby making clinical nurse leader education programs eligible for advanced educ...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4365IntroProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5204IntroStop Taxing Death and Disability Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of an individual the discharge of student loans or private education loans due to the death or disability of the student. The bill also a...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4681IntroCCAMPIS Reauthorization Act Child Care Access Means Parents in School Reauthorization Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to revise and permanently reauthorize the Child Care Access Means Parents in ...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5195IntroBreast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2016 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to require a group or individual health plan that provides medical...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB5310IntroCreating Higher Education Affordability Necessary to Compete Economically Act Middle Class CHANCE Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify provisions related to the Federal Pell Grant program. S...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5165IntroMedical Leave for Disabled Veterans Act This bill amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) to provide eligibility for specified medical/hospital care for an employee who: (1) has a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability rating o...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB5232IntroStop Subsidizing Childhood Obesity Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a tax deduction for: (1) advertising or marketing directed at children (age 14 or under) for food of poor nutritional quality or a brand primarily associated wi...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHCR153IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that a day should be designated as "National Voting Rights Act Mobilization Day".
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR155IntroExpressing support for designation of the first Friday of October as "Manufacturing Day".
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6030IntroPay Equity for All Act of 2016 This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to make it an unlawful practice for an employer to: screen prospective employees based on their previous wages or salary histories; seek the previous wages or salary...
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2016-09-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1301EngrossAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2016 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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2016-09-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB921EngrossSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2016 Provides that for purposes of medical professional liability insurance or civil and criminal malpractice liability determinations, a physician or athletic trainer (covered sports medicine professional) wh...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2817IntroNational Historic Preservation Amendments Act This bill extends the Historic Preservation Fund through FY2025.
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2016-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 576.
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance. Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family o...
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2016-09-12
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)
USHB5980IntroMark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act
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2016-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB5952IntroStrengthening Social Security Act of 2016
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2016-09-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4245EngrossTo exempt importation and exportation of sea urchins and sea cucumbers from licensing requirements under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. This bill exempts importers and exporters of sea urchins and sea cucumbers that are designated as food for hu...
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2016-09-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Boar...
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2016-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 536.
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2016 This bill requires the President to develop and implement a Global Food Security Strategy to promote global food security, resilience, and nutrition. (Sec. 2) This section specifies that it is in the U.S. national sec...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1462EngrossProtecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to report on prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome (symptoms of withdrawal in a newborn). (An opioid is a drug with effects...
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2016-07-14
Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5195)
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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2016-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Courtney. Petition No: 114-6. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5632IntroStranded Nuclear Waste Accountability Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4538EngrossSenior$afe Act of 2016 This bill provides that: (1) a supervisor, compliance officer, or legal advisor for a covered financial institution who has received training regarding the identification and reporting of the suspected exploitation of a senior ...
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2016-07-06
Received in the Senate.
USHB5423IntroSNAP Healthy Incentives Act of 2016 This bill amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide a financial incentive for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) participants to purchase fruits an...
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2016-06-30
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB5598IntroPlymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to issue up to 100,000 $5 gold coins, 500,000 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the landing and settlement of Plym...
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5504IntroTo require that certain information relating to terrorism investigations be included in the NICS database, and for other purposes.
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2016-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus. This bill provides FY2016 emergency supplemental appropriations to the Departments of State and Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to ...
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2016-06-21
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mrs. Lowey. Petition No: 114-5. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR789IntroCondemning the horrific acts of terrorism and hatred in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by that tragedy. Condemns the June 12, 2016 attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Offer...
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2016-06-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2016-06-15
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Aguilar. Petition No: 114-4. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB5474IntroBerta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act This bill prohibits funds from being made available to Honduras for the police and military (including for equipment and training), and directs the Department of the Treasury to vote against multilateral loa...
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2016-06-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR776IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of November as "U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month", in celebration of the accomplishments and contributions of United States Navy aircraft carriers in defending the freedom of the United States, protecti...
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2016-06-14
To House Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces Committee
USHR343IntroExpressing concern regarding persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience in the People's Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners and ...
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2016-06-13
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3728)
USHR769IntroTerminating a Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Terminates the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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2016-06-08
To House Rules Committee
USHR766IntroHonoring in praise and remembrance the extraordinary life, accomplishments, and countless contributions of Mr. Muhammad Ali. Honors the life, accomplishments, and contributions to humanity made by Muhammad Ali.
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2016-06-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5396IntroMedicare Dental, Vision, and Hearing Benefit Act of 2016
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2016-06-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
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