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USHB2810EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2017-11-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2712IntroPalestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-11-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR606IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Robert Mueller should resign from his special counsel position.
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2017-11-07
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8584-8585)
USHB3329EngrossHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-26
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 253.
USHB3342EngrossSanctioning Hizballah's Illicit Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act (Sec. 3) This bill states that it shall be U.S. policy to condemn Hizballah's use of human shields as a gross violation of internationally recognized human rights and act aga...
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2017-10-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2464EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 New Chardon Street Lobby in Boston, Massachusetts, as the "John Fitzgerald Kennedy Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 New...
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2017-10-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1584IntroA bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to reauthorize the Judicial Conference of the United States to redact sensitive information contained in financial disclosure reports of judicial officers and employees, and for other purposes. (Se...
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2017-10-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 242.
USSB1595EngrossHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR118IntroAuthorization for Use of Military Force Against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
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2017-10-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3990IntroNational Monument Creation and Protection Act
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2017-10-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 17.
USHCR81IntroDirecting the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to remove United States Armed Forces from unauthorized hostilities in the Republic of Yemen. Directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities in the Repub...
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2017-10-11
UNANIMOUS CONSENT - Mr. Collins (GA) asked unanimous consent that the provisions of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546) shall apply to H.Con.Res. 81 not earlier than November 2, 2017, but on the same terms that would have adhered on October 13, 2017. Agreed to without objection.
USSB34IntroMidnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 This bill amends the Congressional Review Act to allow Congress to consider a joint resolution to disapprove multiple regulations that federal agencies have submitted for congressional review within the last 60 legis...
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2017-10-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 233.
USHR556IntroUrging the President of the United States to allow for the full public release of all remaining records pertaining to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy that are held by the National Archives and Records Administration and to reject any c...
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2017-10-04
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR282IntroA resolution commending the National Archives and Records Administration and its staff for working to comply with the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 and release all records related to the assassination of Presi...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR557IntroCommending the National Archives and Records Administration and its staff for working to comply with the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 and release all records related to the assassination of President John F. ...
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2017-10-04
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3210EngrossSECRET Act of 2017 Securely Expediting Clearances Through Reporting Transparency Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management's National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) to report on the backlog of security cleara...
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2017-10-04
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR281IntroA resolution urging the President of the United States to allow for the full public release of all remaining records pertaining to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy that are held by the National Archives and Records Administration and to...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1901IntroLEED Act Leverage to Enhance Effective Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2017-10-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR488IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the removal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey. Requests the P...
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2017-09-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 88.
USHB3229EngrossTo protect the safety of judges by extending the authority of the Judicial Conference to redact sensitive information contained in their financial disclosure reports, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1...
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2017-09-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3856IntroHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2017 This bill amends the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 to direct the Department of State to report to Congress (within 90 days and annually thereafter through 2023) on conditions in Hong Kong ...
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2017-09-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1294)
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB188EngrossEGO Act Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the federal government to pay for an official portrait of an officer or employee of the federal governmen...
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2017-09-21
Held at the desk.
USHB3664IntroTo amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide that the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation may only be removed for certain causes, and for other purposes.
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHR479IntroOf inquiry directing the Secretary of the Treasury to provide to the House of Representatives the tax return information of President Donald J. Trump as well as the tax returns of each business entity disclosed by Donald J. Trump on his Office of Gov...
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2017-09-14
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 84.
USSJR49PassA joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first responders who lost their lives while monitoring the eve...
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2017-09-14
Became Public Law No: 115-58. (TXT | PDF)
USHCR79IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that Congress and the States should consider a constitutional amendment to reform the Electoral College and establish a process for electing the President and Vice President by a national popular vote and should encou...
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2017-09-14
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1701IntroEGO Act Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act This bill prohibits the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the federal government to pay for an official portrait of an officer or employee of the federal government, includ...
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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR446IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the removal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey. Requests the P...
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2017-09-08
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 82.
USHJR117IntroCondemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first responders who lost their lives while monitoring the events, offering deepe...
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2017-09-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1359EngrossJohn F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the John F. Kennedy Center Act to reauthorize appropriations for FY2018-FY2021 for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for: (1) maintenance, repair, and secur...
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2017-09-07
Held at the desk.
USHB3489IntroPresidential Pardon Transparency Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Justice, not later than three days after the President grants any reprieve or pardon for an offense against the United States, to publish in the Federal Register and on...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3462IntroOffice of Government Ethics Independence Act of 2017 This bill amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to specify that the Director of the Office of Government Ethics may be removed only pursuant to a finding by the President of neglect of duty o...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2997Intro21st Century AIRR Act 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act This bill reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through FY2020 and specified FAA programs for FY2018-FY2023. The bill revises requirements for th...
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2017-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 213.
USHB3521IntroStop Padding Presidential Pockets Act of 2017 This bill requires that if any of specified persons the U.S. Secret Service is authorized to protect (the President, Vice President, President-elect, Vice President-elect, or their immediate families) tra...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR496IntroCondemning and censuring President Donald Trump.
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2017-08-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR497IntroUrging the Vice President and the Cabinet to fulfill their duties pursuant to Section 4 of the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
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2017-08-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR115IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the presidential pardoning power. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment denying the President the power to grant himself a reprieve or pardon for an offens...
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR477IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a special counsel should be appointed by the Attorney General or his designee to investigate misconduct by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former Federal Bureau of Investigation Dire...
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHCR77IntroCondemning fear-mongering, racism, anti-Semitism, bigotry, and violence perpetrated by hate groups. Condemns the role of white supremacist groups in inciting violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and denounces the increase in fear-mongering, racism,...
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2017-08-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR483IntroExpressing the support of the House of Representatives for the priorities and goals of Executive Order 13443. Supports efforts to: (1) reaffirm to federal agencies the priorities and goals of Executive Order 13443 (directing federal agencies that hav...
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2017-08-08
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3364PassCountering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions against: (1) Iran's ballistic missile or weapons of mass destruction programs, (2) the s...
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2017-08-02
Became Public Law No: 115-44.
USSB1699IntroUnited States-Cuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3532IntroNo Conflict of Interest Presidency Act of 2017 This bill requires the President: (1) immediately after assuming office, to convert any private businesses and investments owned or held by the President into cash; and (2) upon making such conversion, t...
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2017-07-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR437IntroOf inquiry requesting the President to provide certain documents in the President's possession. Requests the President to transmit to the House of Representatives copies of any documents or communications in the possession of the General Services Adm...
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2017-07-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 73.
USHR442IntroOf inquiry directing the Secretary of the Treasury to provide certain documents in the Secretary's possession to the House of Representatives relating to President Trump's financial connections to Russia, certain illegal financial schemes, and relate...
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2017-07-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 72.
USHR447IntroDirecting the Secretary of Homeland Security to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to Department of Homeland Security policies and activities relating to businesses owned or controlled by President Donald J. Trump. Di...
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2017-07-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 74.
USHB3587IntroBRIBE Act of 2017 Battling Russian Intelligence Baiting Efforts Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Intelligence Committee
USHR474IntroExpressing disapproval of any action by the President to remove the Special Counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election and opposition to the granting of pardons to any person for offenses against the United States ar...
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2017-07-27
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6480)
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