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USHB5Student Success Act Authorizes FY2016-FY2021 appropriations for the programs under titles I, II, III, IV, and V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by this Act. Expresses the sense of Congress that states and loca...
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2015-02-27
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5 as unfinished business.
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USHR129Sets forth the rule for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 35) making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015.
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2015-02-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHB1184To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to revise Medicare coverage and payment for advanced surgical dressings in skilled nursing facilities and home health settings, and for other purposes.
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2015-02-27
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USHB529This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow payments from qualified tuition programs (529 plans) for the purchase of computer or peripheral equipment, computer software, or Internet access and related services to be used primarily by the...
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2015-02-26
Received in the Senate.
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USHB1100To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for amounts paid by a spouse of a member of the Armed Forces for a new State license or certification required by reason of a permanent change in the duty station of such...
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2015-02-26
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USHB1094To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Navy Seal Christopher Scott Kyle for acts of valor during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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2015-02-26
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USHB734(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to ...
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2015-02-25
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USHB1073To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to secure critical infrastructure against electromagnetic threats, and for other purposes.
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2015-02-25
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USHB1029EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2015
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2015-02-24
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USHCR17Supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act.
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2015-02-24
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USHB1030Secret Science Reform Act of 2015
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2015-02-24
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USHB1034To provide for an accounting of total United States contributions to the United Nations.
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2015-02-24
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USHCR13Calls on the Department of State and the Administration to recognize officially the Taliban as a foreign terrorist organization. Requests the Secretary of State to designate the Taliban as a foreign terrorist organization and impose any and all appl...
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2015-02-19
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USHB445Transparency in Rule Making When Using Scientific Testing Act of 2015 Requires the general notice of proposed rulemaking published in the Federal Register to include any scientific research of which the agency is aware and which is relevant to the ru...
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2015-02-19
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USHB976Patient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2015
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2015-02-13
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USHB986Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015
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2015-02-13
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USHB22(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to add a provision to exempt any employee with coverage under a health ...
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2015-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 19.
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USHB622Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the taxpayer election to deduct state and local general sales taxes in lieu of state and local income taxes.
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2015-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
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USHB431(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that 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 presentation, on behalf of C...
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2015-02-12
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USHB928To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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2015-02-12
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USHB940Health Care Conscience Rights Act
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2015-02-12
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USHR110Honors Gibralter's contribution to advancing U.S. security interests in the Mediterranean region. States that the views and rights of Gibraltarians should always be imperative in any discussion of Gibraltar's status as a British Overseas Territory.
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2015-02-12
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USHB924Responsibility in Federal Contracting Act Requires that the locally prevailing wage paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics working under federally-financed or federally-assisted contracts for construction, alteration, and repair of public...
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2015-02-12
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USHB866Federal Land Freedom Act of 2015
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2015-02-11
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USHB868Veterans TRICARE Choice Act
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2015-02-11
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USHB863Simplifying Technical Aspects Regarding Seasonality Act of 2015 or the STARS Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt seasonal employees from the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of the employer mandate to provide employees with ...
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2015-02-11
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USHB836Health Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2015
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2015-02-10
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USHB824State Marriage Defense Act of 2015 Prohibits, in determining the meaning of any Act of Congress, or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of U.S. administrative bureaus and agencies, as applied with respect to individuals domiciled in a state ...
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2015-02-10
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USHB842Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2015 Directs the Commissioner of Social Security, for purposes of determining cognitive, behavioral, and physical disability under titles II (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) and XVI (Supplemental Sec...
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2015-02-10
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USHB822This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, with respect to air ambulance services furnished during 2017 or any subsequent year, to reduce the mandatory percentage increase ...
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2015-02-10
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USHB641Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent after 2014 the tax deduction for charitable contributions by individuals and corporations of real property interests for conservation pu...
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2015-02-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 11.
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USHB816Life at Conception Act
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2015-02-09
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USHB527Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015 This bill amends the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980 (RFA) and the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Act of 1996 (SBREFA) to revise and expand the rulemaking requirements and proc...
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2015-02-09
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USHB814Thin Blue Line Act Amends the federal criminal code to make the killing or attempted killing of a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first responder an aggravating factor in death penalty determinations.
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2015-02-09
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USHB402National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a person who is carrying a valid, government-issued identification document containing that person's photograph and a valid permit to carry a concealed fir...
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2015-02-05
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USHB427Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 States that the purpose of this Act is to increase accountability for and transparency in the federal regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all new major regulations. Revi...
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2015-02-05
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USHB528Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act
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2015-02-05
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USHB596This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, effective as of its enactment. Provisions of law amended by that Act are restored. This bill repeals the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education and Reconciliation Act ...
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2015-02-05
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 14.
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USHB775Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal the caps on Medicare outpatient rehabilitation physical therapy services and speech-language pathology services.
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2015-02-05
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USHB50Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) States as the purposes of this Act to: (1) improve the quality of the deliberations of Congress with respect to proposed federal mandates by providing Congress and the public with m...
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2015-02-05
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USHB704RFS Reform Act of 2015
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2015-02-04
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USHB699Email 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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2015-02-04
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USHB731Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Act of 2015
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2015-02-04
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USHB721Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2015
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2015-02-04
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USHR79Provides amounts for the expenses of the Committee on Rules for the 114th Congress.
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2015-02-03
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USHB158Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015 Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include terrorism risk as a factor the Secretary of Homeland Security shall consider under the electronic system for travel authorization (ESTA) in determining ...
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2015-02-02
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USHB131Amends provisions of the federal criminal code governing interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition to require that whenever transported by any means other than a motor vehicle: (1) a firearm shall be in a locked container or secured by a se...
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2015-02-02
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USHB662Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exempt traditional large and premium cigars from regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and from user fe...
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2015-02-02
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USHB235Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access and on multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce.
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2015-02-02
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USHB631EACH Act
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2015-01-30
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