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USHB2809IntroAmerican Space Commerce Free Enterprise Act of 2017 This bill grants the Office of Space Commerce of the Department of Commerce the authority to issue certifications to U.S. nationals and nongovernmental entities for the operation of: (1) specified h...
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2018-04-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2155EngrossEconomic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act to allow institutions with less than $10 billion in assets to waive ability-to-repay requirements for certain residential-mortgage loans. Other ...
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2018-04-19
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB5560IntroDefective Firearms Protection Act
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2018-04-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5534IntroGUIDE Compliance Act Give Useful Information to Define Effective Compliance Act
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2018-04-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB520IntroNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act This bill addresses the mine permitting process. Under the bill, projects that provide minerals vital to job creation, energy infrastructure, American economic competitiveness, and national secu...
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2018-04-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 482.
USSB1250IntroRestoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2017
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2018-04-11
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB5164IntroUrban Progress Act of 2018
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2018-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5225IntroStrengthening the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Act of 2018
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2018-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5428IntroStand with UK against Russia Violations Act
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2018-04-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3179IntroTransparency and Accountability for Business Standards Act
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2018-04-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 473.
USHB5421IntroNo Lead in the Air Act of 2018
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2018-03-30
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB5410IntroSAFER Now Act Safer America for Everyone Right Now Act
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2018-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USSB374IntroConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Commerce to issue orders applicable to U.S. manufacturers of concrete masonry products. Any such order must provide for the establishment of ...
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2018-03-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 365.
USHB5380IntroSecuring Our Children Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5383IntroAmmunition Background Check Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2627IntroAmmunition Background Check Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2621IntroProtecting America's Workers Act
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2018-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4566EngrossAlleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act This bill amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to: (1) eliminate the Federal Reserve Board's authority to conduct stress tests of nonbank financial companies more t...
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2018-03-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5077IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2018
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2018-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5135IntroSecuring Children in Schools Act of 2018
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2018-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4176EngrossAir Cargo Security Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5087IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2018 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohi...
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2018-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB50IntroUnfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2017 This bill amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to: (1) require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), at the request of the chairman or ranking member of a congressional committee, to ...
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2018-03-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 10.
USHB1116EngrossTAILOR Act of 2017 Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires federal financial regulatory agencies to: (1) tailor any regulatory actions so as to limit burdens on the institutions involved, with co...
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2018-03-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1376IntroElectronic Message Preservation Act of 2017 This bill requires the Archivist of the United States to promulgate regulations governing federal agency preservation of electronic messages that are federal records and to periodically review and amend, as...
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2018-03-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5271IntroTiahrt Restrictions Repeal Act This bill amends several appropriations laws to remove limitations on the authority of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to conduct activities related to the administration of federal firearms laws...
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2018-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2095IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohi...
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2018-03-14
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB1621EngrossRural Wireless Access Act of 2017 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish a consistent methodology for its collection of coverage data about the available speed tiers and performance characteristics of commercial mobile ...
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2018-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB5162IntroFirearm Safety Act of 2018 This bill amends the Consumer Product Safety Act to allow the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components.
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2018-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USSB186IntroFair RATES Act Fair Ratepayer Accountability, Transparency, and Efficiency Standards Act This bill amends the Federal Power Act to permit a party to seek a rehearing and subsequent judicial review of any rate change filed by a public utility that tak...
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2018-03-08
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB1119EngrossSENSE Act Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment Act (Sec. 2) This bill eases emission limits for hazardous air pollutants from electric utility steam generating units (electric power plants) that convert coal refuse into energy. The Envi...
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2018-03-08
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1109EngrossTo amend section 203 of the Federal Power Act. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Federal Power Act with respect to the prohibition regarding mergers or consolidations by a public utility. Any merger or consolidation of a public utility whose value exceed...
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2018-03-08
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB1498IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2017 This bill prohibits racial profiling by a federal, state, local, or tribal law enforcement agency or agent. The term "racial profiling" includes the practice of relying on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national...
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2018-03-08
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Jackson Lee asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1498, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1917EngrossBlocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from requiring compliance with Clean Air Act rules concerning national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants wi...
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2018-03-08
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5072IntroLiberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security to adjust to permanent resident status a qualifying Liberian national who: (1) has been continuously present in the United States between November...
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2018-03-08
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5224IntroProtecting Education Privacy Act This bill amends the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, and repeals specified provisions of regulations promulgated under that Act, to further limit the release of a student's educational record or per...
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2018-03-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4607EngrossComprehensive Regulatory Review Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996 to expand the required comprehensive review of financial regulatory requirements. Specifically, the review must be comple...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5182IntroCORRUPT Act Curb Objectionable Redirection of Resources and Unconstitutional Payments to Trump Act
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2018-03-06
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2823IntroAffordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to modify requirements related to fiduciaries and the provision of investment advice for pens...
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2018-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 443.
USSB1142IntroJ. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend by six years the time period during which construction must commence on the Red River Lock and...
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2018-02-28
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USHB2457EngrossJ. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend by six years the time period during which construction must commence on the Red River...
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2018-02-28
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB96PassImproving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require intermediate providers that offer the capability to transmit voice communications and signaling information from one destinat...
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2018-02-26
Became Public Law No: 115-129.
USSB1917IntroSentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017
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2018-02-15
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB5028IntroSunlight in Workplace Harassment Act
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2018-02-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB951IntroRegulatory Accountability Act of 2017 This bill codifies and revises notice-and-comment rulemaking procedures to require federal agencies to consider: (1) whether a rulemaking is required by statute or is within the discretion of the agency, (2) whet...
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2018-02-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 312.
USHB1153EngrossMortgage Choice Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act to specify that neither escrow charges for insurance nor affiliated title charges shall be considered "points and fees" for purposes of determining whether a mortgage is a...
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2018-02-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1301PassDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to: (1) compensate employees furloughed as a result of any lapse in appropriations which began on or about February 9, 2018; and (2) ra...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-124. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act This bill authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Department of Justice to establish a program to provide national criminal history background checks and criminal history revie...
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2018-02-08
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 29. (CR S798)
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