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USHB2862IntroWildfire Disaster Funding Act
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2017-06-26
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB1684IntroDisaster Assistance Support for Communities and Homeowners Act of 2017
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2017-06-26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB366IntroTAILOR Act of 2017 Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2017
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2017-06-22
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB1282EngrossDHS Acquisition Review Board Act of 2017
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2017-06-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB97IntroNuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017 This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to revise the objectives of the civilian nuclear energy research, development, demonstration, and commercial application programs of the Department of E...
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2017-06-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 153.
USHB625EngrossREPORT Act Reporting Efficiently to Proper Officials in Response to Terrorism Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and, as appro...
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2017-06-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2953IntroTo amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings.
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2017-06-20
To House Budget Committee
USHB2958IntroClimate Solutions Act of 2017
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2017-06-20
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
USSB722EngrossCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the Departments of State, Defense, and Treasury and the Director of National Intelligence to submit a strategy every two years for deterring conventional and asymmetric Iranian ...
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2017-06-16
Held at the desk.
USSB75IntroArla Harrell Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reconsider and make a new determination regarding each claim for disability compensation in connection with exposure to mustard gas or lewisite during active military, nav...
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2017-06-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB806IntroOzone Standards Implementation Act of 2017
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2017-06-15
[Hearing: Jun 28 @ 10:00 am]
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 12 - 8 .
USSB473IntroEducational Development for Troops and Veterans Act of 2017
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2017-06-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2905IntroJustice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2017
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2017-06-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB304IntroTribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act This bill amends the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to permit the Indian Health Service (IHS) to pay copayments owed to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by Indian veterans for medical services au...
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2017-06-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 149.
USHB2397IntroDPRK Act of 2017 Distribution and Promotion of Rights and Knowledge Act of 2017 This bill amends the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004 to authorize the President, through the Department of State, to: (1) distribute or provide grants to distribute...
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2017-06-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHJR92IntroGranting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to amend the Washington Area Transit Regulation Compact.
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2017-06-14
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB591IntroMilitary and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017 This bill expands eligibility for the family caregiver program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include members of the Armed Forces or veterans who are seriously injured or ...
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2017-06-14
Special Committee on Aging. Hearings held.
USSJR42IntroA joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles.
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2017-06-13
Motion to discharge Senate Committee on Foreign Relations rejected by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 53. Record Vote Number: 143. (consideration: CR S3428)
USHB10EngrossFinancial CHOICE Act of 2017 This bill amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, among other Acts, to: repeal Volcker Rule restrictions on certain speculative investments by banks; with respect to winding down failing bank...
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2017-06-13
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB905IntroSyrian War Crimes Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-06-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 134.
USHB2213EngrossAnti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-06-08
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB216IntroBureau of Reclamation Transparency Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to submit to Congress, make publicly available, and biennially update an Asset Management Report that describes the Bureau of Reclamation's efforts to maintain in...
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2017-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 127.
USHB2852IntroEPIC Act Election Protection & Integrity Certification Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require an organization applying for tax-exempt status to certify that it will not: (1) use foreign funds to make certain expenditures in connect...
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2017-06-08
To House Administration Committee
USHB2853IntroAgriculture Environmental Stewardship Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow energy tax credits through 2021 for investments in: (1) qualified biogas property, or (2) qualified manure resource recovery property. The bill also...
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2017-06-08
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB390EngrossIraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State to provide assistance to entities taking specified criminal and judicial actions against individuals who are suspected of committing gen...
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2017-06-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2500IntroExecutive Appointee Ethics Improvement Act
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2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2522IntroEliminate EPA Excess Act of 2017
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2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB723IntroEnergy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to revise requirements for energy savings performance contracts and utility energy service contracts (performance contracts). ...
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2017-06-07
Subcommittee on Energy Discharged.
USHB366PassDHS SAVE Act DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responsible for overseeing and managing vehicle fle...
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2017-06-06
Became Public Law No: 115-38. (TXT | PDF)
USSR114IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on humanitarian crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen.
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2017-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 115.
USHB601EngrossREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to state that it shall be U.S. policy to work with partner countries, other donors, multilateral institutions, the private s...
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2017-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 116.
USSB419PassPublic Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-06-02
Became Public Law No: 115-36. (TXT | PDF)
USHB660IntroBureau of Reclamation Transparency Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to submit to Congress, make publicly available, and biennially update an Asset Management Report that describes the Bureau of Reclamation's efforts to maintain in...
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2017-06-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 103.
USHB2766IntroBalancing Trade Act of 2017
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2017-05-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB12EngrossIncreasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2017 This bill requires the reduction of the federal annuities of individuals removed from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Senior Executive Service (SES) if they ...
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2017-05-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB114EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act (Sec. 1) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit an annual report to specified congressional committees on the performance awards and bonuses presented to Regional Off...
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2017-05-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2550IntroMedicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2574IntroBuilding a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award matching grants to enable states to implement scholarship programs to ensure an a...
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2641IntroPromoting Life-Saving New Therapies for Neonates Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to award the sponsor of a new drug or biological product for the treatment of new...
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB371EngrossDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act
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2017-05-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB467EngrossVA Scheduling Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that each VA medical facility annually certifies that it is in full compliance with all provisions of law and regulations relating to schedu...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2729IntroOOPs Act Oppose Oversharing by Presidents Act
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2017-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSJR43IntroAuthorization for Use of Military Force Against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
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2017-05-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHJR102IntroRelating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles.
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2017-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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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2017-05-25
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHJR104IntroTo provide limitations on the transfer of air-to-ground munitions from the United States to Saudi Arabia. This joint resolution prohibits the transfer to Saudi Arabia of U.S. air-to-ground munitions until the President certifies to Congress that: (1)...
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2017-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB245IntroIndian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017
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2017-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
USHB1370EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017
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2017-05-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB239IntroEnergy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to revise requirements for energy savings performance contracts and utility energy service contracts (performance contracts). ...
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2017-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 98.
USHB1725EngrossQuicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017 This bill requires (current law authorizes) the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to accept, for purposes of establishing a claim for veterans disability benefits, a report of a medical examination adm...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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