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USSB1520IntroModernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018
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2018-12-18
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB1862IntroTrafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to modify: (1) the criteria for determining whether countries are meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of human tr...
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2018-12-18
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB645IntroMeasuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Commerce to assess, and submit a report regarding, the effects of the digital economy on the U.S. economy. In conducting the assessment, Commerce must: (1) co...
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2018-12-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2200EngrossFrederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill authorizes local educational agencies to establish programs to educate children on the dangers of severe forms of trafficking in persons. Diplomati...
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2018-12-17
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
USSB3238IntroREADI Act Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-12-17
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1311EngrossAbolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017 This bill sets forth a variety of measures to address the prevention and punishment of human trafficking and to assist trafficking victims. Included among these are provisions concerning: restitution for victims;...
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2018-12-17
Senate agreed to House amendment to S. 1311 by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7628; text: CR S7628)
USSB1312EngrossTrafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017 TITLE I--FREDERICK DOUGLASS TRAFFICKING PREVENTION ACT OF 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to specify that Community Oriented Policing Services program ...
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2018-12-17
Senate agreed to House amendment to S. 1312 by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7628; text: CR S7628)
USSB2599IntroLeech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act
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2018-12-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSJR54IntroA joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress. This joint resolution directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities in or...
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2018-12-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2736EngrossAsia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018
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2018-12-13
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB1872EnrollReciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018 (Sec. 4) This bill requires the Department of State to report to Congress annually regarding the level of access Chinese authorities granted U.S. diplomats, journalists, and tourists to Tibetan areas in China. S...
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2018-12-13
Presented to President.
USHB6219EngrossGeorgia Support Act
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2018-12-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1918EnrollNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the President to instruct the U.S. Executive Director at each international financial institution to use U.S. influence to oppose any loan for the government of Nicara...
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2018-12-13
Presented to President.
USSB1580EngrossProtecting 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. foreign assistance policies and programs. The De...
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2018-12-13
Held at the desk.
USSB1158EngrossElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018 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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2018-12-13
Held at the desk.
USHB3342EnrollSanctioning Hizballah's Illicit Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act (Sec. 2) This bill states that it shall be U.S. policy to condemn the use of innocent civilians as human shields. (Sec. 3) The President shall submit to Congress within one y...
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2018-12-13
Presented to President.
USSB1953IntroTribal Law and Order Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2017 This bill amends the Indian Law Enforcement Reform Act, the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010, and other laws to: (1) establish, or reauthorize through FY2022 and revise, various public s...
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2018-12-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 732.
USSB3748EngrossImproving the Inspector General Process for Legislative Branch Instrumentalities Act
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2018-12-13
Held at the desk.
USSR724IntroA resolution amending rule XXXI of the Standing Rules of the Senate to limit the time during which a nomination shall be confirmed or rejected, and for other purposes.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3749EngrossCongressional Accountability Act of 1995 Reform Act
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2018-12-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHJR145IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to "Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organizations". This joint ...
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2018-12-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB245EnrollIndian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017 TITLE I--INDIAN TRIBAL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-DETERMINATION ACT AMENDMENTS (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to direct the Department of the I...
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2018-12-12
Presented to President.
USHB6140EngrossAdvanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act This bill directs the Department of Energy to develop and deploy high-assay low-enriched uranium for domestic commercial use and to develop a schedule for recovering costs associated with such development.
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2018-12-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2395IntroExplore America Act of 2018
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2018-12-12
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB943EngrossJohnson-O'Malley Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior to annually update the count of Indian students eligible for the Johnson-O'Malley Program (JOM Program). The JOM Program awards...
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2018-12-12
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB7271IntroPublic-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking Act
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2018-12-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7277IntroPrevention of Unconstitutional War with Iran Act of 2018
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2018-12-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7284IntroPFAS Detection Act of 2018
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2018-12-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2EngrossAgriculture 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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2018-12-12
Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSJR64EngrossA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to "Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organiza...
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2018-12-12
Held at the desk.
USHB390PassIraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill states that is U.S. policy to ensure that humanitarian, stabilization, and recovery assistance for nationals and residents of Iraq or Syria, and of communities...
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2018-12-11
Became Public Law No: 115-300.
USSB2160IntroProtect Collaboration for Healthier Forests Act
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2018-12-11
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-429. Minority views filed.
USHB7213EngrossCountering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, headed by an Assistant Secretary. The Ass...
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2018-12-11
Received in the Senate.
USSB2276EngrossGAO-IG Act Good Accounting Obligation in Government Act This bill requires each federal agency, in its annual budget justification, to include a report on: (1) each public recommendation of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that is classifie...
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2018-12-10
Held at the desk.
USHB7228IntroReproductive Rights are Human Rights Act of 2018
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2018-12-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7245IntroVenezuela Humanitarian Relief, Reconstruction, and Rule of Law Act of 2018
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2018-12-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1942EngrossSavanna's Act This bill requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to update the online data entry format for federal databases relevant to cases of missing and murdered Indians to include a new data field for users to input the victim's tribal enrollm...
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2018-12-10
Held at the desk.
USSB2152PassAmy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act of 2018 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify procedures for determining the amount of mandatory restitution in child pornography cases. If a defendant is convicted ...
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2018-12-07
Became Public Law No: 115-299.
USSB32IntroCalifornia Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2018 This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, a special management area, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, an...
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2018-12-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 725.
USHB7220IntroPARIS Climate Act Produce All Relevant Information to Safeguard Climate Act
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2018-12-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB857EngrossCalifornia 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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2018-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 722.
USHB6439EngrossBiometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide statutory authority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Biometric Identification...
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2018-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 724.
USHB4506IntroJobs for Tribes Act
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2018-12-03
House Committee on Education and the Workforce Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 28, 2018.
USHB2846EngrossFederal Agency Customer Experience Act of 2018 This bill exempts an agency's authority to collect information that is voluntary feedback from the federal information resources management activities authority of the the Office of Management and Budget...
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2018-12-03
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1089IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil. This bill directs the Department of Energy to update its report on the energy and environment...
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2018-11-29
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.
USHB4819EngrossDELTA Act Defending Economic Livelihoods and Threatened Animals Act
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2018-11-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 704.
USSR92IntroA resolution expressing concern over the disappearance of David Sneddon, and for other purposes. Expresses concern about the disappearance of David Sneddon in Yunnan Province, China, in August 2004. Directs the Department of State and the intelligenc...
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2018-11-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7246-7247)
USSB3422IntroNuclear Energy Leadership Act
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2018-11-29
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.
USSB3277IntroSpace Frontier Act of 2018
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2018-11-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 686.
USHCR142IntroDirecting the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to remove United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.
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2018-11-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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