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USSB292EnrollChildhood Cancer STAR Act Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support to collect the medical specime...
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2018-05-24
Presented to President.
USSB2155PassEconomic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act TITLE I--IMPROVING CONSUMER ACCESS TO MORTGAGE CREDIT (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to allow a depository institution or credit union with assets below a sp...
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2018-05-24
Became Public Law No: 115-174.
USSB1333IntroTribal HUD-VASH Act of 2017 This bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to direct the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to use at least 5% of the amounts made available for rental assistance under the low-income housing ass...
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2018-05-24
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5682EngrossFIRST STEP Act Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person Act
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2018-05-23
Received in the Senate.
USSJR61IntroConstitutional Consideration for Use of Force Resolution
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2018-05-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2269IntroGlobal Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 427.
USSJR58IntroA joint resolution to require certifications regarding actions by Saudi Arabia in Yemen, and for other purposes.
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2018-05-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 428.
USHB5523IntroSchool Watch and Tactics Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5607IntroHandgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5657IntroGladys Ricart Gun Offender Registry Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5694IntroAfghan Allies Protection Amendments Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5044EngrossService-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act This bill provides that the surviving spouse of a veteran who died with less than a 100% disability rating maintains the same Department of Veterans Affairs contracting preference for a Servic...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3210PassSECRET Act of 2017 Securely Expediting Clearances Through Reporting Transparency Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) within the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to report on its backlog of ...
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2018-05-22
Became Public Law No: 115-173.
USHB3642EngrossMilitary SAVE Act Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through the Office of Community Care, to carry out a three-year pilot program of hospital care and medical services for eligi...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5663IntroMake Sanctuary Cities Pay for the Wall Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a DHS account for the planning, design, and construction of a U.S.-Mexico border barrier. Certain housing, community developme...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5418EngrossVeterans Affairs Medical-Surgical Purchasing Stabilization Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in procuring medical, surgical, dental, or laboratory items for VA medical facilities through the Medical Surgical Pri...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4334EngrossImproving Oversight of Women Veterans' Care Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress annually on the access of women veterans to gender-specific medical care (mammograms, maternity care, an...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSJR57PassA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opport...
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2018-05-21
Became Public Law No: 115-172.
USHB2IntroAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-05-18
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on the motion to reconsider and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hoyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
USHB2772EngrossSEA Act VA Senior Executive Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits an individual employed in a senior executive position at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from being reassigned to another such position unless such reassignment is ap...
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2018-05-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3030IntroElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2017 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocity crimes as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. The President shal...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB2259IntroSam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act This bill increases the monthly pay rate for Peace Corps volunteers. The Peace Corps shall provide initial medical care to a former volunteer for a service-related condition for 180 days after termination of servi...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USSB1030IntroA bill to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to submit to Congress a report on certain hydropower projects. This bill directs the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to submit to Congress a report on hydropower projects that: id...
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2018-05-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2349EngrossImprove Data on Sexual Violence Act This bill directs the Office of Management and Budget to establish an interagency working group to study federal efforts to collect data on sexual violence and to make recommendations on efforts to coordinate sexua...
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2018-05-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4989IntroProtecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act This bill directs the Department of State to: (1) establish a policy on the use of location-tracking consumer devices, including GPS-enabled devices, at U.S. diplomatic and consular ...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB857IntroCalifornia Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, and a national scenic area; relea...
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2018-05-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5242EngrossSchool Resource Officer Assessment Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Justice and the Department of Education to conduct and submit to Congress a survey of the assignment of school resource officers at public elementary and secondary sc...
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2018-05-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR59IntroAuthorization for Use of Military Force of 2018
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2018-05-16
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
USSJR52EngrossA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Restoring Internet Freedom". This joint resolution nullifies the ru...
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2018-05-16
Held at the desk.
USHR898IntroDirecting 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 homeland security information produced and disseminated regardi...
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2018-05-16
To House Homeland Security Committee
USSJR9IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8, of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the disclosure of payments by resource extraction issuers. This jo...
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2018-05-15
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHR896IntroCondemning Boko Haram and calling on the Governments of the United States of America and Nigeria to swiftly implement measures to defeat the terrorist organization.
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2018-05-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5505IntroSpecial Counsel Independence and Integrity Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel appointed by the Attorney General, or of another official appointed by the Attorney General ...
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 5505, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3053EngrossNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018 This bill amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to initiate a program to consolidate and temporarily store commercial spent nuclear fuel during the development...
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2018-05-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities ...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
USSB2463IntroBUILD Act of 2018 Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018 This bill establishes the United States International Development Finance Corporation to facilitate the participation of private sector capital and skills in the e...
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2018-05-10
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
USHB449IntroSynthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2017 This bill requires the Surgeon General to report to Congress on the public health effects of the increased use since January 2010 by individuals who are 12 to 18 years old of drugs developed and manufactured to av...
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2018-05-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB589EngrossDepartment of Energy Research and Innovation Act TITLE I--LABORATORY MODERNIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act (Sec. 102) This bill instructs the Department of Energy (DOE) to permit specified National...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 405.
USHB4284IntroINFO Act Indexing Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids Act of 2017
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2018-05-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB447PassJustice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State, with respect to covered countries, to annually include within either the relevant Annual Country Report on Human Rights, the International Religio...
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2018-05-09
Became Public Law No: 115-171.
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-09
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB5197IntroAlternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act
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2018-05-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5202IntroEnsuring Patient Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatments Act of 2018
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2018-05-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5176IntroPreventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms Act of 2018
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2018-05-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5677IntroInternational Security Assistance Act of 2018
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2018-05-09
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB5731IntroSecuring Our Schools Act
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2018-05-09
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB1702EngrossSmall Business Development Centers Improvement Act of 2018 This bill amends the Small Business Act with respect to the authority of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to use certain SBA programs, including the small business development center (...
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2018-05-09
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB1405IntroFederal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill reauthorizes through FY2021 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and specified FAA programs. The bill revises requirements for the airport improvement program and pilot progra...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 407.
USHB5105IntroBUILD Act of 2018 Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018 This bill establishes the United States International Development Finance Corporation to facilitate the participation of private sector capital and skills in the e...
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2018-05-09
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB221IntroHydrographic Services Improvement Amendments Act This bill reauthorizes the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998 from FY2018-FY2022. The Governmental Accountability Office must compare the unit costs of hydrographic surveys conducted by the ...
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2018-05-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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