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USSCR25IntroAn original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
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2017-10-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.
USHB1116IntroTAILOR Act of 2017 Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2017 This bill requires federal financial regulatory agencies to: (1) tailor any regulatory actions so as to limit burdens on the institutions involved, with considerati...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 39 - 21.
USHB1698IntroIran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1595EngrossHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3898IntroImpeding North Korea's Access to Finance Act of 2017
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 56 - 0.
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
USHB1066IntroVA Management Alignment Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report (including recommendations for appropriate legisla...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB585EngrossDr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 This bill directs federal agencies (excluding any entity that is an element of the intelligence community) to give priority to an employee transfer request if the Merit Systems Protection Boa...
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2017-10-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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2017-10-12
The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Ways and Means for consideration of sec. 701 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Tiberi, Walorski, and Neal.
USHB2228IntroLaw Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to report on Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs mental health practices and services that could be adopted by law enforceme...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB378IntroBonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2017 The bill authorizes the head of a federal agency to pay a cash award to any agency employee whose identification of unnecessary expenses has resulted in cost savings for the agency. The maximum dollar amount of su...
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2017-10-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHB2989IntroFrederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act This bill establishes the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission to study activities that may be carried out by the federal government to honor Frederick Douglass on the bicentennial anniversary of h...
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2017-10-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB692EngrossWater Infrastructure Flexibility Act
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2017-10-10
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USSB178EnrollElder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act Robert Matava Elder Abuse Prosecution Act of 2017 TITLE I--SUPPORTING FEDERAL CASES INVOLVING ELDER JUSTICE (Sec. 101) This bill establishes requirements for the Department of Justice (DOJ) with respect to i...
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2017-10-06
Presented to President.
USHB1117EnrollTo require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit a report regarding certain plans regarding assistance to applicants and grantees during the response to an emergency or disaster. (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Federal...
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2017-10-06
Presented to President.
USSB1141PassWomen, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should be a global leader in promoting the participation of women in conflict prevention, management, and resolution and post-confli...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-68.
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.
USSB906IntroReducing DHS Acquisition Cost Growth Act
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2017-10-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 234.
USHB1293EngrossTo amend title 5, United States Code, to require that the Office of Personnel Management submit an annual report to Congress relating to the use of official time by Federal employees. This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management to submit an...
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2017-10-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 236.
USHCR71IntroEstablishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2...
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2017-10-05
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB832IntroAGOA and MCA Modernization Act African Growth and Opportunity Act and Millennium Challenge Act Modernization Act This bill directs the President to establish a website for the collection and dissemination of information regarding the African Growth a...
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2017-10-05
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB70EngrossFederal Advisory Committee Act Amendments of 2017 Federal Advisory Committee Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) to modify and expand requirements for federal advisory committees. A federal advisory commi...
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2017-10-04
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB146IntroBorder Security Technology Accountability Act of 2017 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) ensure that each border security technology acquisition program that is determined t...
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2017-10-04
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1918EngrossNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-10-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1769IntroConnected Government Act
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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.
USHB2408EngrossProtecting Girls' Access to Education Act Protecting Girls' Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act This bill urges the consideration of the educational needs of vulnerable women and girls in designing, implementing, and evaluating U.S. foreig...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
USSB1015IntroNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to coordinate with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and to consult with the Department of Veterans Affairs to...
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2017-10-04
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1908IntroCommonsense Reporting Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Internal Revenue Code to modify the requirements for employers to report health insurance coverage information to the Internal Revenue Service (...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3919IntroCommonsense Reporting Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Internal Revenue Code to modify the requirements for employers to report health insurance coverage information to the Internal Revenue Service (...
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2017-10-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1901IntroLEED Act Leverage to Enhance Effective Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2017-10-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1866PassHurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Education Relief Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill provides educational relief in areas for which the President has declared a major disaster or an emergency as a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, or Maria or Tropical...
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2017-09-29
Became Public Law No: 115-64.
USHB425IntroFTO Passport Revocation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Passport Act of 1926 to direct the Department of State to refuse to issue a passport to an individual who is a member of or affiliated with, or who has aided or provided material support to, a ...
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB1660IntroGlobal Health Innovation Act of 2017 This bill directs the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report to Congress, annually for four years, on the development and use of global health innovations in USAID program...
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
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.
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2017-09-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 88.
USSB1591IntroBanking Restrictions Involving North Korea (BRINK) Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3329IntroHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3342IntroSanctioning Hizballah's Illicit Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3856IntroHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1294)
USHB3864IntroNative American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1882IntroOpioid QuOTA Act Opioid Quota Openness, Transparency, and Awareness Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1196IntroCounterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the U.S. government must ensure that capacity-building assistance to combat terrorist travel is coordinated among departments and agencies as we...
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB2658IntroVenezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State to work through nongovernmental organizations to provide public health commodities, basic food commodities, and related techn...
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3445IntroAGOA and MCA Modernization Act African Growth and Opportunity Act and Millennium Challenge Act Modernization Act This bill directs the President to establish a website for the collection and dissemination of information regarding the African Growth a...
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
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.
USHB3853IntroNuclear Weapons Abolition and Economic and Energy Conversion Act of 2017
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2017-09-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2017-09-27
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S6159-6175)
USSB870EngrossCreating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: extend the Independence at Home demonstration program; modify provisions regardi...
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2017-09-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB200IntroStrengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2022 the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). Revisions are made to: (1) requirements for...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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