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USSB97EnrollNuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 Depart...
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2018-09-24
Presented to President.
USHB2259EngrossSam Farr and Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018 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 t...
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2018-09-24
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6280)
USHB5895EnrollEnergy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 DIVISION A--ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2019 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies App...
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2018-09-21
Signed by President.
USHR1073IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Presidential Determination of the annual refugee admissions limit in fiscal year 2019 shall be no less than 110,000 and that President Trump and his administration must operate the United ...
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2018-09-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5556IntroEnvironmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act of 2018 This bill requires the Bonneville Power Administration, the Western Area Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, and the Southeastern Power Administration to include in month...
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2018-09-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 742.
USHB1551EngrossOrrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for the production of electricity from advanced nuclear power facilities, to: (1) establish requirements for the allocation of ...
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2018-09-20
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6491IntroUsing Data to Prevent Opioid Diversion Act of 2018
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6545IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR1015IntroCommending the Department of Justice for its investigation into the interference by the Russian Federation in the 2016 United States Presidential election, and maintaining that the Russian Federation must be held accountable for its actions. Commends...
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB589EnrollDepartment 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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2018-09-18
Presented to President.
USHB6EngrossSUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act This bill makes several changes to state Medicaid programs to address opioid and substance use dis...
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2018-09-18
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB660EngrossBureau of Reclamation Transparency Act (Sec. 4) 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 ma...
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2018-09-17
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 573.
USHB6198EngrossCountering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018
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2018-09-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6287Engross9/11 Memorial Act
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2018-09-17
Received in the Senate.
USSB2836IntroPreventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB6794IntroImmigration Innovation Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6828IntroSoutheast Asia Strategy Act
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2018-09-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2899IntroSecond Chance Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to: revise and reauthorize grant programs for offender reentry demonstration projects; family-based substance abuse treatment; and evalu...
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2018-09-13
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHR1017IntroRequesting the President, and directing the Secretary of State, to transmit to the House of Representatives copies of all documents, records, communications, transcripts, summaries, notes, memoranda, and read-aheads in their possession referring or r...
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported Adversely by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 18.
USHJR140IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services relating to "Short-Term, Limited-Dur...
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2018-09-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4467EngrossStrengthening Aviation Security Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Federal Air Marshal Service to use a risk-based strategy when allocating resources to flights, including when setting its annual target number of flights to cover. The Departm...
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2018-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 571.
USSB2497EngrossUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-12
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB6774IntroIran Payments Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-09-12
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB6779IntroUsing Data to Prevent Opioid Diversion Act of 2018
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2018-09-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3431IntroIranian Proxies Terrorist Sanctions Act
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2018-09-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4559EngrossGlobal Aviation System Security Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct a global aviation security review to address improving aviation security standards, including standards intended...
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2018-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
USSB2313IntroDefending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2018 This bill requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), no more than 30 days after a U.S. election, to determine whether a foreign government interfered with ...
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2018-09-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB1320IntroNuclear Utilization of Keynote Energy Act This bill revises the functions of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) by establishing new transparency and accountability measures on the commission's budget and fee structure and developing the regulato...
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2018-09-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 717.
USHB4969EngrossEmbassy Security Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2019
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2018-09-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6725IntroUnited States-Israel Directed Energy Cooperation Act
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2018-09-06
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3422IntroNuclear Energy Leadership Act
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2018-09-06
To Senate Energy And 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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2018-09-05
Conference held.
USHB6439EngrossBiometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2018 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide statutory authority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Biometric Identification Transnat...
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2018-09-05
[Hearing: Sep 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2276IntroGAO-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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2018-09-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 563.
USSB3406IntroTaiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2018
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2018-09-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2602IntroUSE IT Act Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies This bill amends the Clean Air Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish: (1) a competitive prize program for certain technology projects that capture...
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2018-09-04
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 115-328.
USHB6683IntroNicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018
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2018-08-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3392IntroMOMS Act Modernizing Obstetric Medicine Standards Act of 2018
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2018-08-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2896EngrossJACK Act Justice Against Corruption on K Street Act of 2018
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2018-08-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6332IntroImproving Strategies to Counter Weapons Proliferation Act This bill requires the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to report on the usage of financial activity data collected by FinCEN related to weapons proliferation.
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2018-08-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 701.
USHR928IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the President's use of the pardon power under article II, section 2 of the Constitution. R...
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2018-08-24
Supplemental report filed by the Committee on the Judiciary, H. Rept. 115-797, Part II.
USSB3368IntroGlobal Fragility and Violence Reduction Act of 2018
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2018-08-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR613IntroA resolution requesting a report on the observance of and respect for human rights and fundamental freedom in Saudi Arabia.
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2018-08-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6659IntroScreening With Dignity Act of 2018
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2018-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security Committee
USSB2844IntroSTB Information Security Improvement Act STB Information Security Improvement Act This bill requires the Surface Transportation Board to develop a timeline and plan to implement the recommendations of the Department of Transportation in Report No. FI...
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2018-08-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 556.
USHB2156EngrossSaint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act (Sec. 3) This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial at the dam site in Los Angeles County, California, to honor the victims ...
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2018-08-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB2345PassNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-08-14
Became Public Law No: 115-233.
USHB5554PassAnimal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2018
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2018-08-14
Became Public Law No: 115-234.
USHB5515PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2018-08-13
Became Public Law No: 115-232.
USHB3857IntroPASS Act of 2017 Protecting Advice for Small Savers Act of 2017
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2018-08-10
House Committee on Education and the Workforce Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Nov. 16, 2018.
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